The project lies 300 meters east of the intersection of Zhanqian Road and Qinglong road in Hefei city, Anhui province. Close to Subway Line 3, the project is within Binhu West High Intelligence Living Area. Created with a SMILE aesthetic facade, it is a city block enjoying three-dimensional traffic consisting of two vertical and three horizontal streets. With fresh oxygen parks, frontier culture, fashion business in planning, the future life scene of the city block is close at hand.
Two settlements connected by a city street and kindergartens combine to form Binhu Jianglai Smile Block. It is the first city block built in Hefei by Wan’gan CIFI, and also one of the first smile life museums in China. The design of the project is based on human needs, pays attention to the creation of a dynamic atmosphere. Through a reasonable and orderly street setting, individualized business elements are integrated into the project to build a dynamic and friendly shared block.
Structure and Plan
GREAT STREETS CREATE GREAT VALUE
In designing the street in the demonstration area, we hope that the vitality of the street can be aroused so that the street can bring warm memories to people as an integral part. Therefore, we conducted multiple studies to figure out the design style.
Design Thinking Process
The common strategy of street design
Pyramid of needs
By studying classic streets at home and abroad, we think the street should own shareability and have a comfortable street scale; meanwhile, ecology and humanity should coexist on the street with plants blooming at different times, presenting a public art atmosphere.
MODERN LIVING COMMUNITY
What we offer is not only a comfortable space but also a wonderful home that can bring people multi-dimensional community living experience, superior living facilities, better neighborhood interaction, and more community activities. The block is themed on the smile. We hope to deliver happiness and positive energy to people through smile elements everywhere so that they can face life positively and optimistically.
24h modern and fashionable shared block
Nowadays, people are no longer satisfied with the traditional unified lifestyle featuring the separation of work, residence, and leisure. And a high-quality, compound and multi-layered diverse community has become a new benchmark for an ideal life. In the community, work, life, and leisure are highly integrated.
What we offer is not only a comfortable space but also a wonderful home that can bring people multi-dimensional community living experience, superior living facilities, better neighborhood interaction, and more community activities.
Block Real Scene Aerial View
Dynamic square from the entrance to the block to home entrance square, from outdoor business experience to flexible elastic pocket space, on both sides of the street have arranged Block Business,meet the residents of community life the demand of the sports and entertainment and parent-child family, working life and leisure create high fusion penetration composite epitomizes the diverse community of high quality.
Block Business Planning
After studying and analyzing many domestic and foreign cases, the gray brick texture and sunshine under the shade jointly paved a comfortable and accessible scale of the community street. Together with seasonal plants with four seasons, they narrated the memory of precipitation and sense of belonging.
Entrance Square Analysis
In the warm streets, everywhere is the mark of the smile: the smile is permeated with the optimistic life attitude of Xuhui, but also placed in the hope of a better life, more with a warm attitude to smooth the cold edges and corners, emitting a soft warmth.Effect Picture Aerial View
Smile Zebra Crossing
Smiling zebra crossing in the daytime with upturned corners of the mouth, friendly to meet each passing passenger; In the dark, the pervious concrete is like a night light that never goes out in front of the house, illuminating the road for each traveler to return home at the level of the road to ensure the safety and comfort of pedestrians, and at the same time, building a pedestrian-friendly street by limiting vehicle speed.
Mat Formation Analysis
At the intersection, the gradual pavement attracts passers-by to enter the street from outside to inside, while the continuous pavement with mixed colors guides passers-by to explore the community shops deeply. The regular square paving at the entrance gives the residential entrance a sense of ritual, while the entrance to the art space is clearly defined by the herringword paving.
Infinite Lamp Design
The mirror art installation is used as the opposite scene of the street to create the visual illusion of the infinite extension of the street. The arched vocabulary is integrated with the building, which adds the sense of art and fashion to the street while fitting into the whole.
As a part of the facade along the street, the sales space not only emphasizes the quality and dignity of the traditional sales space, but also improves the aesthetic level of the street. The mirrored waterscape space will elongate the display interface of the sales building, attracting people to stop and watch.
The building is based on the combined design of four modular volumes, combining the traffic space and grey space to form a small pocket park, which enriches the interface level and brings more interest to the community life. The multiple space levels that infiltrate each other form colorful life scenes together, creating a warm and multi-dimensional community life experience.
Pocket Space Analysis
The pocket space formed by the porch of the building provides a living space scene for the street. The water in front of the sales building extends to the semi-indoor space, showing the coherence of the space, making the street more integral and artistic. People can go to the platform on the second floor to have a rest and talk, and have a good view of the street.
Pocket Space Analysis
The center waterscape increases the popularity, is the place for neighborhood communication, but also can be used as the elastic space steps of community activities to enrich the sense of spatial hierarchy, three-dimensional sense, division of space function people can stay here or stop, or chat, leaving happy memories and warmth.
The entrance square is combined with the architectural corridor, using the shade tree array, the axis paving and the mirrored water feature to create a sense of ritual space. The ground paving form corresponds to the arch form of the gate tower. With the design of the jumping spring beating with music and the luminous tree pool, the whole space design elements are unified and harmonious, full of artistic sense and interest.
Main Eentrance Analysis
Here is a preview of the real area, carefully considered, the reproduction of daily life scenes, return to the natural calm, so that the viewers will feel at home.
Real Scene Aerial View
Design Concept-SMILE LIFE MUSEUM
Capture the beauty of every radian, grasp the precision of every design, inspire everyone to pursue the essence of life, let the smile from the design truly into everyone's life.
From a tall arch into, it is a quiet platform space compact plastic shrubs, dotted with circular lamp, with a warm and quiet The steps of the delicate and metal armrest, give a person exalted feeling of home Ascend the stairs, pick up the life of happy and well-being immersed in the artistic breath, let each home people can enjoy the atmosphere of home of meditation.
Real Scene Aerial View
The light-colored pavement is used for the steps, and the light belt is combined to create a sense of suspension. The scattered metal handrail design also increases the richness of the space. The natural ecological green plants on both sides make people relax and look forward to it.
The interlaced arrangement of shrubs and black metal decorative strips, combined with semi-circular laminated glass lights, makes the space full of art and memory.
Tall and straight trees, with beautiful avenue system, meanwhile, become the space soft kind plastic shrubs, on our way home, alleviate visual fatigue, enjoy comfortable and natural scenery of the modelling of the middle of the road is neat waterscape, low dotted with fountains and warm color lights On both sides of the road is the art of custom lamps and lanterns, downy light illuminates the road is the end of the road is quietly metal art sculptures and clean and full of artistic Mosaic wall sign Reflects the warm light, let the road home is full of sense of ceremony, makes the heart born yearning.
Real Scene Aerial View
Walking in the shady tree array and the water features create a comfortable and fresh atmosphere. The reflection of the trees in the ritual-axis space is reflected in the clear water, and the breeze is blowing, as if they are still in the good time.
The arc-shaped Mosaic wall at the end of the axis embraces the delicate Mosaic tiles of every person who returns home. The combination of metal and water brush materials makes the landscape wall full of details and artistry, and every inch is the temperature of manual masonry.
The customized bronzed metal lamps on both sides of the array increase the sense of delicacy and stability of the space, and the lawn lights interspersed with the hedges, strengthening the sense of sequence and interest of the axis space.
Some construction stories
The embryonic street sales office interface in the process of construction
The platform space building process
In this fast-developing society, people are no longer satisfied with a unified lifestyle. Therefore, what can provide people ideal living conditions can be nothing but a high-quality, compound, and multi-layered diverse community where work, life, and leisure are highly integrated. We wish the shared block will be full of vitality and joy in the future, bring neighbors closer together, and become the most beautiful street in people's memories.