Han Chen (Distinction)

Design for High Density Residential Community in Wuhan, China

Over the past ten years, massive construction of residential buildings has taken place in every Chinese city with high density as prevailing form of development. These residential designs are mostly profit-oriented, often lacking environmental or architectural qualities. While complying with high-rise requirements this design proposal provides adaptive living spaces and buffer zones that combine with simple passive strategies to achieve pleasant environmental conditions insede and around the buildings.