Jing Mian Xin Cheng on Beijing’s Fourth Ring Road mediates between the scale of large development and traffic arteries, with that of humans on foot. At Jing Mian Xin Cheng CLOU was engaged to make a new landscape as well as a development of two office towers with a retail podium in between.

Here much of the landscape creates a scale for humans while the facades give presence at a distance or at speed. Both change as the observer moves - large pleats on the retail podium cast dynamic shadows, while the towers’ curtain walls are modelled in three dimensions, creating reflections as well as shadows.

These projections also allow small, easy-to-operate openings to offer some natural ventilation, offering another dimension to the flow between inside and out.

Text by Jeremy Melvin, Architectural Review 2015

地处北京四环,京棉新城的设计成功的在大规模开发与城市交通枢纽之间实现了一种人性化的平衡。该项目包括两栋写字楼,以及一座作为裙房的购物中心,CLOU希望借这个项目打造一种全新的城市景观形态。

在这里,景观设计创造出一种人性化的尺度,而建筑立面则凸显了都市的距离与速度。随着观者的立足点改变,景观与建筑也随之移步异景,购物中心立面的大褶皱设计形成了富有生气的光影效果,而写字楼的三维立体幕墙则同时反射着光与影。

立面的褶皱还使小巧且易操作的开窗成为可能,在加强空气自然流通的同时,为室内外的连接增添了一个新的维度。

撰文Jeremy Melvin2015 建筑评论

Jing Mian Xin Cheng

京棉新城