GOOD DESIGN AWARD

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2016

Good Design Best 100

Award-winning item
Public Event Space [ZCB Bamboo Pavilion]
Business Owner
Zero Carbon Building of the Construction Industry Council
Category
Architecture and facilities for public
Company
Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Architecture (Hong Kong)
Award Number
16G110945
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2016

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Outline

The ZCB Bamboo Pavilion is a public event space built in the summer of 2015 in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong. It aims to promote innovative and ecological architectural design to the broader public through events and happenings. It is a 12m high, 37m spanning, bending-active bamboo gridshell structure with a footprint of approximately 350m2 and a seating capacity of 200 people. It is built from tensile fabric and 473 natural bamboo poles, hand-tied together with metal wire using techniques based on century-old traditional Cantonese bamboo scaffolding craftsmanship.

Producer

Zero Carbon Building of the Construction Industry Council (Client)

Director

Prof. Kristof Crolla (Principal Investigator, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Architecture)

Designer

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Architecture

Kristof Crolla

More information

http://www.arch.cuhk.edu.hk/v1/index.php/event/eventpage/158

Already on the market
2015/10/15

Evaluation

A public event space built for the Construction Industry Council (CIC)s Zero Carbon Building (ZCB). It promotes traditional things such as bamboo material and cantonese craft to young generation. Combination of modern and traditional, pushes young people to thinking they identity and find new way how to use traditional craft and material.

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