Long Mansion

Elevated above the surrounding streets the Long Mansion Display Area combines modern Chinese architectural style with contemporary landscape design to fuse the best of both professions

  • Location
  • Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • 👤
  • Client
  • COFCO Property

Sectors

Residential

Staged over various levels from street level to sunken courtyards the architecture creates private enclosed spaces that are still open to the sky and frame detailed internal views. Still shallow water features at the entry and sides of the building reflect the architecture and leave an impression that the building is “floating” on the water.

As you progress further into the space you step down to a sunken courtyard that contains resting areas and discussion spaces. The open nature of these lower spaces still allows for sunlight to stream in, creating reflections off the water onto the walls that appear to sparkle with the light. Framed views to sculptures through classic Chinese elements such as circular windows to the walls further reinforce the connection between architecture and art.

Related projects

Bamboo Hill Vista/ Jin Yun Fang

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Crown Land of China Display Area

Beijing, China

Domic

Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia

Jinmao Residence

Ningbo, Zhejiang, China

Related news and updates

Noosa eco-lair wins Queensland Landscape Architecture Award

Place Design Group Awarded Gold at Global Design Awards

Index warns council unit ban will impact boomer downsizers

The-Doris-Index