Appreciation towards Interval Architects for providing the following description:
aims at providing an iconic image to the institution as well as redefining the use of an existing
public space on the central square of the campus.
scale. A huge pedestal was even already built for the sculpture to put on. However the obvious
problem of the square is actually a severe lack of effective public space that would allow students
to gather and communicate. What the school really needs is not a monument in the center of the
campus, but a humanistic and functional gathering space for students and an event space for
folding belt structure that resembles the image of a “roller coaster”. The structure folds three-
dimensionally to create a series of spaces such as open gardens, shaded pavilions and
exhibition corridors. The entire belt bends around and in-between the existing trees on the site
so they are well-preserved and maximally utilized for shading.
fun image that was widely welcomed by the students.
Project Title: Rollercoaster
Location: Beijing Huangzhuang Vocational School
Architect: Interval Architects
Project Architect: Oscar KO, GU Yunduan
Lighting Consultant: MIAO Hailin
Photography: GU Yunduan
主持建筑师: 高亦陶, 顾云端