The designer carries out the second creation by extracting, analyzing, and abstracting the shape of Ruyi to express the contemporary design with new materials and construction methods. In this construction, a steel structure is used to make a curved shape. The entire facade is covered by white aluminum plates with each plate processed into curves with different arcs through precise calculations. They are perfectly spliced to form a streamlined shape, forming a sense of modern technology and creating the charm of Ruyi. Every design detail is so fully displayed.
The project is located in the well-known tea producing area in Yunnan, China, with a pretty landscape and a pleasant climate. It is a design case for the sales hall of a large real estate project. The sales hall has an area of 2,700 square meters and a height of 10 meters. The building is in a curled tea-leaf-shape and has a glass exterior wall. The interior space continues the architectural appearance artistic conception with a tea-leaf-shaped installation as the visual focus and functional layout orientation.
Grundig Intermedia GmbH’s roots lie in the traditional German company, Grundig, which was founded in 1945 and achieved world fame with its radios and televisions. After the Second World War Germany was in ruins and so were most radios but new production was tightly controlled by the allies. Radio dealer Max Grundig saw an opportunity and built the ‘Heinzelmann’, a Grundig radio without tubes that was not officially a radio. And this was the same legendary design that was brought to life today.
The design is a massive piece that rises and is projected as a metaphor of freedom. Unasur has been designed as a sculptural connotation to surprise and show a different perspective depending on the point of view. The structure results in a positive, proactive and strong iconic image system. The scheme is also the largest armor cantilever in South America with 56 meters without support, according to several studies; modeling technology, drive and creativity. The minimalism of the elements on the exterior highlights the volume, as well as the smoothness of its architecture.
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