School of Architecture / Yizhou Jiang

Gender : Male

Nationality : Chinese

City and date of birth : Shangyu, 06-11-1992

Institutions or courses attended University of Bath, Undergraduate Year 3

Name of the project : School of Architecture

Function : university building

Site University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, United Kingdom

Year :2013

Name of the istitution or competition where the project was carried out: University course

Brief description of the project

In this project, I aim to design a school of architecture located on the east edge of the university campus as an extension of the original architecture department. My concept is regarding buildings as a living species and endowed with movement inside. Influenced by the sculptures from Richard Serra, I explore the plan with adjacent walls stack with each other; forming the path guiding people along the building while simultaneously dividing the space into different functional areas. Similar to that of a fish, swimming inside the university campus.

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Author : Yizhou Jiang