(Lynn) Jie Zhou
type - library
site - Piazza di S. Cosimato, Rome
This is a library complex provides common space for the public. Its main feature is a large undulating canopy, made up of roof panels which take the form of the existing pedlars' umbrellas. With a footprint of almost half of the plaza, the canopy provides a better accesible plaza independent of weather uncertainties. Beneath the canopy, spaces are arranged to different levels of openness for the market as well as reading-related public uses.
#digital design & fabrication
- game of tower and bridge
In this project, one student was responsible for the design and fabrication of one tower/bridge, the whole studio was to develop an interconnected system of towers and bridges. The connection angles and heights need to be determined at early design stage. Shapes needs to be coherent with the adjacent units.
type - interactive prototype
site - Royal Mile, Edinburgh
The project tries a new way to intervene the urban space. An interactive prototype is developed use the drawing machine's mechanism.
The prototype is placed along the Royal Mile to constantly sense the flow of people and change to different modes. Thus the spatial arrangements is always in-the-making.
#urban cinema complex
type - cinema complex
site - Castle terrace, Edinburgh
The Filmhouse Extension
This project is a cinema extension for the Filmhouse. This cinema carries forward the tradition of communal experiences of watching films and talk about films. It aims to become a hub for cinema culture and provide light-filled public spaces.
A Penetrable Volume
The site sits in a busy urban setting. It is currently an abandoned garden with very limited access. This purposal suggest a way to link the parts and views on different levels.
The project features changing perception of space through arranged solid and void volumes. The initial designs are mainly based on the framing specific views.