Gallery: Wang Shu’s Xiangshan School Campus Brings Chinese Architecture...

The new campus of the Xiangshan School at the China Academy of Art is another signature project by this year's Pritzker Prize winner, Wang Shu. Known as a proponent of traditional design in modern times, Wang Shu designed this new campus to respond to its site while incorporating the use of traditional construction techniques as a means of preservation. Located in Zhuantang Town, Hangzhou City, China, this campus is like a small town that provides living and learning space for students and staff. Gardens, materials reuse, traditional techniques, local labor, and smart design all played an important role in this new yet historic campus.

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