Jiangshan Yun Chu – Legend Gallery

Location

Chongqing, China

GFA

2,500 sqm

Client

Chongqing Xu Yu Hua Jin Real Estate Development Limited

As a lifestyle gallery, Jiangshan Yun Chu – Legend Gallery in China is a trial for and response to localised architecture by LWK + PARTNERS. Sitting on a triangular site at the highest point of the cliff close to the Jialing River bank, it explores the spatial interaction between nature and urban space.

The architecture is subtly filled with images of cliffs, riverbends, sunsets and mountains, where shapes of natural features were interpreted as simple curves cutting across the sky. To better assimilate with the surroundings, the building merges into the mountains and is embedded in the cliff rocks. The elevation contains over 180 panes of customised glazing, inviting sunlight to penetrate the gallery and fall onto the city behind it. The entire second level has been rotated, adding an artistic twist to the impressiveness of the cliff. The building also has an 18-metre-long overhanging observation terrace commanding views of the city.

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Winning Awards

GBE Real Estate Design Award 2021
Best Architecture Design
The 14th International Design Awards 2020
Architecture (Museum, Exhibits, Pavilions and Exhibitions Category) - Bronze Prize
The 6th CREDAWARD 2020
Residential Project – Merit Award
5th Jinwa Award 2019
Best Architectural Award
Best Architectural Design Award – Shortlisted
14th Kinpan Awards 2019
Best Pre-Sale Property of the Year (Chongqing Division)
Best Pre-Sale Property of the Year--Residential and Condo (Grand Final)