Vertical Urban Village


HE Xiao

The tower addresses unique urban symbiosis by accommodating different life styles into a single highrise tower, creating a vertical urban village redefining existing perimeter  that isolates the urban village from its surrounding urban landscape. The dual expression of the facade adopting both elements of well-planned urban system and spontaneous self-growing, fragmented individuality of village life. The segmented space in between the living units becomes sky gardens and meeting points for neighbors that resemble the communal spaces in urban village's life style. Lower levels of the tower construct a framework, not only respect the street scale of the village, also bring the liveliness of the commercial and cultural activities into the tower.


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