Today, at Contemporary Lighting Blog you’ll have the chancce to dive in one of the greatest projects of Marco Piva, in a special partnership with Arup & 5 + 1AA design studios. The designers created a concept inspired by the dynamic forms, able to “define functional interlaced spaces but also modulated, to strongly interact with the environment reacting to natural or artificial lights, generating visual surprises and reflection effects. The inspirations came from History, Local culture, Art and Nature”, Marco Piva design studio. Continue scrolling and discover everything about thisfuturistic, forward-looking project in Yuhang!
“Architecture, interior and product design merge in an asynchronous process to reach a unitary work, that assures continuity and fluidity of language in both stylistic and functional terms. I feel like a “director of an orchestra “, where music ” the project ” it is conceived creatively. That’s what I love most of my job.”
The Italian designerhas a portfolio with stunning and peculiar projects, and today we’ll tal about a particular one in Yuhang, China. His team believes that all the design projects are unique and they have to reflect what the clients need and envision. Thr first step is to do a special research of the territory, because the project has to fit the surroundings, and have to take into consideration the culture. One of the main challenges is actually to preserve the historical background, adding a fresh new touch that will enhance people’s lives.
The Cultural and Art Center in Yuhan was one of the challenges, and Marco Piva absolutely nailed it! The client wanted something out of the box, futuristic, that had to be suitable to public and commercial needs.
“The project had to be a landmark of Linping new town, and one of the most influential public areas of Hangzhou: an artistic cultural center that integrate architecture, water system, plaza, green space with an advanced managing experience, making sure about the sustainability of the overall project”
“The Cultural and Art Center has to be constituted by three sections: (1) The performance architecture, which includes the grand theater, the small theater and the cultural and art plaza, (2) the culture and art center, which includes the art gallery, cultural center and the library. (3) Shuiting eastern-lake landscape design, including the lake and surrounding”