23 Jun 2018

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

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With the continuous development of the construction industry, people are no longer limited to the traditional architectural ideas of the past. Designers’ design ideas are becoming more and more open. Design concepts are getting more and more innovative. Architectural design has gradually changed from the most basic housing construction. More creative. However, when these living things are truly turned into real buildings and appear before you, what would you think?
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With the continuous development of the construction industry, people are no longer limited to the traditional architectural ideas of the past. Designers’ design ideas are becoming more and more open. Design concepts are getting more and more innovative. Architectural design has gradually changed from the most basic housing construction. More creative. However, when these living things are truly turned into real buildings and appear before you, what would you think?

“Basket” – United States Longaberger Headquarters Building

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

In 1997, in New York, Ohio, a “basket” shaped building turned out to be a headquarters building built by the famous American basket maker Longaberger. The “Basket” building covers an area of 25 acres and consists of 7 floors. The main part is a steel structure. The 2 basket handles are replicated from the company’s maple leaf basket and are connected by copper and wooden rivets. About 150t. Longaberger Company initially only wanted to imitate the company’s best selling maple leaf basket, but then this “basket” building gradually became a local landmark, and it also became a typical example of a “built or sold” building.

“Bookshelf” – Kansas City Public Library

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

The Kansas City Public Library is located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It was built in 1873, but it is notable for the library’s rich collection of books but the unique shape of the parking lot, the “bookshelf.” “Bookshelves” “placed” 22 books of classical literature, including “The Lord of the Rings,” “22 Rules,” “Charlotte’s Web,” and so on, all of which are recommended by residents of Kansas City. m, 2.7m wide, stands on the wall. The two books are connected by metal stairwells to imitate the “bookends”. The entire building is like a huge bookshelf, reflecting the love of Kansas City residents for books. It is “The Coolest Library in the United States”.

“Red Dance Shoes” – Harbin Wanda Mou Indoor Ski Resort

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

The Wanda Harbin Indoor Ski Resort is a huge “red dance shoe” and is also an “ice dance shoe” with a total construction area of about 86,000 m2, of which snow area is about 64 thousand m2, which will surpass the ski resort in Dubai after completion. Become the world’s largest indoor ski resort. The “red dance shoes” is 119.66m high, with a maximum length of 487m and a maximum width of 150m. It is a large-scale, complex, ultra-high-rise structure. The entire building is divided into 3 zones. The eastern zone is “red dance shoes”. It is supported by only two V-shaped pillars. The side truss and roof structure are supported on the slide floor. The middle zone is the “upper”. The western area is the “tip of the shoe,” which is a structural system with a horizontal truss and a longitudinal frame. At present, the main structure of the building has been completed and will be completed in August 2017.

“Combination Tableware” – Brazilian Parliament Building

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

The Brazilian parliament building stands on the heart of the Brazilian capital, Brasilia, in the center of the three-power square. It was designed by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. The whole building is divided into three parts: the Senate, the House of Representatives conference hall and the office building. It is composed of two vertical and horizontal axes, with strong horizontal and vertical contrast. The shape of the conference halls of the Senate and the House of Representatives are all hemispherical. They are placed one behind the other like two giant “bowls.” The middle office building is connected by two slender high-rise buildings. It is like a pair of “chopsticks.” The entire building is coordinated with each other and skillfully combined to look like a set of “combination tableware” that is fascinating.

“Table tennis racket” – Huainan Olympic Park

When a living item becomes a building, it is creative or wonderful.

Huainan Olympic Park is located in the south of the urban center area of Shannan New District, Huainan City, Anhui Province. It has a uniquely shaped guesthouse. The whole building is shaped like a giant “table tennis bat” and is 150m high. The upper part of the handle is a sightseeing layer and the middle is a flat wide shape. The racket was used as a hotel room, while the lower sphere was built as a conference center. This “table tennis racket” hotel is designed by Prof. Mei Jikui, a famous sports construction expert in China, and is expected to invest 300 million yuan. In addition, the entire Olympic Park also includes other major sports venues such as the “Football” main stadium, “Basketball” gymnasium, “Volleyball” swimming pool, and “Football” national gym.

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