Tangshan Organic Farm

Commercial / Mar - Apr 2017

Tangshan Organic Farm

The project is a processing workshop for organic food. Raw materials that come from organic food producing areas across the country are collected, processed and packed here, and the finished products are then distributed to other places.

Sited on a rectangular flat area covering 6,000 square metres, it is surrounded by villages and farmhouses. Inspired by the traditional courtyard building, which is still the typical model in north China, the idea was to build a ‘magnified’ courtyard house with multiple courtyard spaces of different sizes—the central courtyard spans out around the blocks randomly, topographically forming myriad layers of yard spaces.

There is a strong visual connection between inside and outside, forming a corresponding relationship with the surrounding broad and flat fields. Open exterior verandas and various scales of landscape courtyards also provide people a place to rest and relax.

Project Name Tangshan Organic Farm
Location Guye District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province, China
Completion Date April 2016
Site Area 6,000 square meters
Gross Floor Area 1,720 square meters
Number of Rooms 10 rooms
Building Height 7 meters
Client/Owner Zhonge Fengqing Agricutural Developement Co. Ltd
Architectural Firm Arch Studio
Principal Architects Han Wen-Xiang
Main Contractor Beijing Xin Nan Sen Wood Structure Engineering Co. Ltd
Mechanical &Electrical Engineer Zhonghe Fengqing Agricuultural Development Co. Ltd
Civil &Structural Engineer Beijing Xin Nan Sen Wood Structure Engineering Co. Ltd
Images/Photos Jin Wei-Qi; Arch Studio

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