POLY CLOUD CITY is located in Shunde, Guangdong, China, where is the strategic intersection center of the Greater Bay Area. The integration of Industry and urbanization, livable water town are the features of this city attracts new urban residents that mainly from youth and young families. We hope to condense the local people of Xingtan in Shunde with suitable design, CLOUD CITY not only a platform for daily life of community residents, but also a friendly public space for surrounding citizens. It creates a sense of homecoming ceremony for community residents, and also brings a sense of urban homecoming for the local new youth community, retains people in the city, and creates an imagination space with infinite possibilities for the future community. Tree Array Community Tree-lined can improve outdoor thermal environment quality and human comfort, also good for produce good people-friendly effect and shaping the recreation activity space. We create shared space under the forest with tree-lined, and the concept of haring community is implanted in the whole plot, and the whole area is integrated with the tree-lined greening system, which adapted to Shunde’s weather, and provides green shade in summer and warm sun in winter, the shared space under trees encourages people to stay, socialize and rest. Artistic Pixel Element The community landscape framework is based on a pixelated, block-like grid system. Multiple areas and levels are integrated with pixel elements from the overall design to the paving, materials selection and color using, according to repetitive, splicing or combination. Interesting pixel art becomes a visual representation of the moving line indication and function partition. Comfortable Human Scale Based on pleasant space scale and comfortable walking scale, creating a flexible and diversified space, allowing the community to preset the possibility of a variety of activities. Dark gray pavement as the base, partially embedded in the white block surface to form stay places, wood tone soften the cold feeling of dark pavement, make the community more friendly and create open but clear partition space composition. Friendly Warm Color In order to make CLOUD CITY more coherent, we used “Mi Orange”, “Medium Yellow” color in floor painting, facility and soft decoration to gives a strong visual impact, and makes the whole places show a warm, healing, youthful, and friendly community atmosphere in this high saturation color combination. Foshan is famous of Chinese ceramics and have deep root of ceramic culture, we continue the local ceramic culture with “Mi Orange” color ceramic fragmentation design, through the new use of traditional materials, we want to express a hope for the development of the community in the future. Attitude, interesting, publicity, personalized landscape aesthetics is the subconscious requirement of youth group to the future community and living space. For this purpose, we integrate different design techniques and use diversified sensory dimensions to promote human behavior change. On the basis of maintaining spatial consistency, balance the coexistence of leisurely retreats and community vitality, bring warm happiness to new residents and enhance their sense of belonging to the city. At the same time, the design leaves space for people’s activities, promote social life in a community, and development with the city.
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