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DNA – Design And Architecture wanted to create new spaces which would be respectful of the cultural, historical and ecological context of the area. The structures are located in a scenic landscape of Songyang County, southwest Zhejiang, with centuries-old villages and beautiful tea fields that have been a major tourist attraction for years. The building are meant to function as multi-functional spacesand are planned to accommodate different functions.

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The roof and wall systems are made up of local bamboo 100mm to 120mm in diameter. The triangular structural system, also made from bamboo, supports the pitched roofs, establishing large, column-free raised platforms that can be extended and connected to each other. The four sloping roof panels come together to form a skylight, bringing additional natural light into the space.

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Via Archdaily

Photos by Zhou Ruogu/Savoye