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Gaojiatang Tourist Centre

Project information

Client: Shanchuan Government

Project Date: 2013-Now

Site Location:  Zhejiang Province, China

Project Status: Construction Finished

The idea is to show how a small village in very beautiful mountain farmland can welcome large numbers of visitors from Shanghai and Hangzhou without destroying the very landscape that the city dwellers have come to enjoy. The weather changes fast in the mountains, and snow, rain, cloud and intense sunlight can all be experienced in one day. The weather in the mountains is often four degrees cooler than in lowland Hangzhou, making Shan Chuan village a refuge from the heat of the plains in mid-summer. The building merges a number of different requests from the village community and the mayor

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