first_img Houses 2008 ArchDaily China 2008 CIPEA No.4 House / AZL architects photographs:  Yao LiPhotographs:  Yao LiSave this picture!© Yao LiRecommended ProductsWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesPorcelain StonewareApavisaFloor Tiles – RegenerationEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornText description provided by the architects. Situated in Laoshan Forest to the west of central Nanjing city, China International Practical Exhibition of Architecture (CIPEA) began in 2003 to bring twenty-four renowned international & domestic architects together onto one site. CIPEA consist of four public buildings and twenty small houses, in accordance with the brief, the houses should have at least five bedrooms, public spaces, and hospitality accommodations on 500 square meters. Save this picture!© Yao LiThe Number Four “Blockhouse” sits on a particularly valley site, nestling the house into the landscape.  In the spirit of a pagoda, four cubic floors are stacked vertically, allowing for minimal site excavation and land use.  The ground floor features living and dining spaces quietly enveloped in the surrounding forest and overlooking a stream, and a communal roof terrace rises to just above the trees.  The roof merges into the landscape as another living space, complete with pool and wooden deck within the panorama of the forest.  The geometric shape is sculpted from concrete and finished in a white protection surface. Save this picture!© Yao LiThe concept of Blockhouse is almost the living attitude of many Chinese: a minimal opening to the surrounding landscape is the only perforation of the richness inside the house.  The horizontal break of each floor—in combination with larger unique curved apertures on each floor—frame vistas in the spirit of Chinese landscape scrolls.  Prescribed views have a long tradition in Chinese art history and traditional Chinese gardens, designed to make the viewer reconsider and contemplate the landscape. Save this picture!First Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow less30 Unit Multifamily Housing Building / NarchSelected ProjectsNanak Emporium / MACh ArquitetosSelected Projects Share Projects Area:  500 m² Area:  500 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: AZL Architects Area Area of this architecture project Year:  CIPEA No.4 House / AZL architectsSave this projectSaveCIPEA No.4 House / AZL architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/368000/cipea-no-4-house-azl-architects Clipboard “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/368000/cipea-no-4-house-azl-architects Clipboard Year:  Photographs Save this picture!© Yao Li+ 22 Share CopyHouses•Nanjing, China CopyAbout this officeAZL ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesNanjingDabasWoodHousesTaipeiChinaPublished on May 05, 2013Cite: “CIPEA No.4 House / AZL architects” 05 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ EffectPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceBricksEndicottBrick Facade at the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural CenterBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenRailing / BalustradesSolarluxBalcony Glazing – SL 60eUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Products in Palazzo VolpiChairshorgenglarusUpholstered Chair – diva 5-154Wall / Ceiling LightsHE WilliamsLED Downlight – 4DR RoundMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?中国国际建筑艺术展4#住宅 / AZL architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more