Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Research and Design Center in Hebei Province, China by Latitude Studio
June 7th, 2013 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Latitude Studio
In large industry structures, the construction of the industrial building is based on logistic, distribution and volumetric requirements determined by the production. It is one of the few building types whose value is measured more in terms of equipment assets than how it performs as social infrastructure.
Nowadays, the global competition has made the industrial building necessary to mark a visible difference from the competition. And since communication become much more importance than in the past when it comes to show the success or failure of a certain consumer commodity, the places and methods of production have become part of the circuit of the quality perceived by the users, thus contributing to orient the choices of the consumers.
In this sense, the development of a research and design center in YuTian County, the province of Hebei, China, brings the issues of the corporate philosophy, contributes to creativity, the respect for the workers and their working and living conditions, the safeguard of the environment and the consumption of energy and thus of resources.
11 different-shapes and-facades buildings create a complex where to design and create furniture surrounded by an urban garden. This open space will have different activities areas density: from a pure forest, to bicycle lines, water canals and garden follies for entertainments facilities.
Along with design, engineer, test, assemble, construct, advertise and exhibit, it would perhaps be more appropriate to speak of industrial “campuses” of multifunctional places that represent the essence and substance of a company as a human body.
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