∇ 大廳外 © 徐英達Outdoor Space © Yingda Xu
在長三角一體化的大背景下， 蘇州各區新城的生活也隨產業布局被分割成不同的區域，而太湖新城作為最新的開發區域，多元文化與基礎設施的升級必然是區域的發展趨勢。蘇州灣體育公園位於太湖新城的核心-東太湖生態旅遊度假區內， 公園內有花海、步道、池塘、球場，樹木繁茂， 是旅遊度假、戶外休閑、運動健身的好去處。體育公園位置優越，西臨太湖， 北側高架連接蘇州市區及上海，南接浙江，不僅為周邊居民提供舒適的交流場所，更吸引了諸多周邊城市來客。 項目坐落於體育公園中， 臨近公園網球場和籃球場，綠蔭環繞，作為公園的休閑配套為周邊服務。
In the context of the integration of the Yangtze River Delta, the life of the new districts of Suzhou is differentiated by different industrial layout. Suzhou Bay Sports Park is located in the core area of the Taihu New City- East Taihu Eco-Tourism Resort. It is a good place for tourism, outdoor recreation, sports and fitness, a sea of flowers, trails, ponds, courts, and luxuriant trees. The sport park is well located, with Taihu Lake in the west, an elevated bridge connecting Suzhou city area and Shanghai to the north, and Zhejiang in the south. It provides a comfortable place for communication between the surrounding residents and attracts visitors from many surrounding cities. The project is located in the sports park, adjacent to the tennis court and basketball court, surrounded by greenery, serving as the park’s leisure facilities for the neighborhoods.
∇ 鳥瞰 © 徐英達Bird View © Yingda Xu
∇ 草地外景 © 徐英達 Grassland View © Yingda Xu
Thinking from the perspective of a new city, the necessary leisure facility in the park can create more possibilities and imagination. Served as this supporting architecture closely related to the public in the park, it still satisfies the basic functional requirements, and its future possibilities will also be improved from this level. This improvement expresses the tone, care, and development attitude and positioning of the city.
The designers aim to create a creative building on the edge of Taihu Lake, which can become a regional landmark of the park, designing simply and improving the public city space experience. Additionally, people can feel relaxed in the park, and the building can be blended into the environment as much as possible.
∇ 鏡麵立麵 © 徐英達 Mirror Facade © Yingda Xu
∇ 湖邊鏡麵反射夕陽 © 徐英達The mirror reflects the sunset © Yingda Xu
項目原是公園內的一處木質剪力牆結構的配套用房。 作為太湖新城的核心， 公園希望通過對原有建築的改造，給予周邊居民及外來遊客服務的休閑聚集點。不論是在揮灑過汗水的運動後，還是在濱水漫步的午後，都可以在此休憩、用餐和聚會。形體的設計基於原有木製建築的結構，錯落穿插的體塊生成了豐富的內部空間。白色的穿孔板與大麵積的落地玻璃也被運用於設計中，形成了對內和對外兩個不同的立麵，一麵朝向太湖，反射的效果令這個體量不大的建築充分融入周圍環境，讓建築映射人和城市的表情。一麵朝向球場形成庭院，同時與公園以及場地建立緊密的關係。
The project was originally a supporting house with a wooden shear wall structure in the park. As the core area of Taihu New Town, the park hopes to provide a leisure meeting point for the surrounding residents and tourists by the renovation of the original building. People can rest and drink here, after exercising or an afternoon wandering along the waterfront. The design of the shape is based on the original wooden structure, and the interspersed blocks create rich internal space. White perforated panels and large-area glasses are also used in the design, forming two different facades, both internally and externally. One side faces Taihu Lake, and the reflection effect makes the small building fully integrated into the surrounding environment. The other side faces the court to form a courtyard and establishes a close relationship with the park and the site.
∇ 外立麵日景© 徐英達Daytime Façade © Yingda Xu
∇ 外立麵夜景© 徐英達 Nighttime Façade © Yingda Xu
∇ 花海角度 © 徐英達 Flower Sea View © Yingda Xu
The round-shaped courtyard patterns and the spherical metal sculpture serve for the simple main entrance, which fits the theme of the LIM coffee brand. Apart from enjoying the delicious food, people can take ins-style photos here. Large white perforated aluminum panels provide a bright and relaxed feeling, leading people into the café.
∇ 院子入口 © 徐英達 Entrance © Yingda Xu
On a sunny day, or when the sun is setting, the single-lens surface glasses make the building shine like a pearl on the grass by the lake, which reflects the sky, clouds, flowers, and pedestrians. At night, the house is lightened, which becomes a unique detached house bar by the lake.
The ground floor contains flexible and exciting open space, private rooms of different scales, and supporting kitchen and logistics space. The second floor is used as a flexible space for various activities. In the lobby, the white wavy ceilings designed with original wooden beams are playfully hung upside down from the ceiling, reflecting the sky and clouds outside the window, creating a picture-in-picture. The light is laid out from the hanging film, concisely and elegantly, creating an artistic atmosphere. Comfortable furniture and carpets enhance the quality of the space without losing a sense of elegance. Green plants are placed naturally and interestingly, decorating the pure white space.
∇ 一樓室內 © 楊楠First floor © Nan Yang
“Architecture is frozen music, and music is fluid architecture.” a white-sculpture-feeling piano stands elegantly beside the spiral staircase in the sunken space. The music flowing out from the piano keys is filled with pure space, which attracts you to stop here. In addition, the private rooms of suitable size also provide guests with private area， with excellent quality. The concise line lights on the second floor outline the fully preserved sloping roof shape. The large glass area displays the beautiful scenery outside the window, enhancing the quality of the space.
∇ 二樓室內 © lim cafe Second floor © lim cafe
The outdoor courtyard area is integrated into the natural green scene, shaped like the magical brushstrokes falling on the scrolls of the natural park, dizzy and connected. The circular outer pendulum and the bar respond to the site, presenting a picture of natural art, attracting people to stop. In the evening, pearl-like lighting decorates the darkness and brightens the courtyard. Enjoying the night view, people meet here and talk freely.
∇ 花海角度 © 徐英達 Flower Sea View © Yingda Xu
In this era of rapid development, architectural design always pushes people into luxury buildings, escaping from the outside and enter into our small world as soon as possible. So, is it necessary to create a medium that can attract people to leave their own space and meet, communicate, and interact in the city? Although the design based on the original structure cannot achieve the best demonstration effect of a park, we do not regret trying, which is also a compromise to the project development costs and time. As a supporting building for the city park, LIM Café hopes to create a park meeting point for the public with its elegant elevation design and attractive internal space, enhancing the interaction between people, creating more possibilities. Aside from the rippling water of Taihu Lake and lush green forests, LIM Café is located on one corner of Suzhou Wujiang Ecology Sports Park. It is a pleasure to meet with friends here and enjoy the flowers, wondering, watching the lake and exercising.
∇ 一層平麵圖 © 平介設計Ground Floor Plan © parallect design
∇ 二層平麵圖 © 平介設計 First Floor Plan © parallect design
∇ 軸側圖 © 平介設計 Axonometric © parallect design
∇ 模型照片 © 平介設計 Model Photo © parallect design
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Project Name: Suzhou Bay Sports Park supporting building- LIM Café
Design: Parallect Design (Suzhou)
Contact e-mail:[email protected]
Design year & Completion Year: 2020,2021.
Design Team：Yitong. Wang, Nan. yang, Guijiadong. Lin, Xiangdong Xiao, Zhuen. Wang
Structure Design: Shanghai Hengtai Architecture Design Co.LTD
Soft Furnishing Design: FINE MORE DESIGN CO. LTD
Project Location: Suzhou Bay Sports Park, Wujiang District, Suzhou City
Area (square meters): 600m2
Photo credits: Yingda. Xu; LIM Café; Nan. Yang
Clients: LIM Café; Suzhou BuiltopGroup Co.LTD