“THE PIEDMONT”, which is located in Dongguan city, Guangdong province, China, covers a far and mature transportation network, near to Shenzhen’s downtown only around 40 minutes’ driving time. The residence which is near the mountain and by the river, shares the abundant natural biological scenery. Clients hope to build a Landscape residence with traditional Culture of Southern China, to create a mental living. That is, back to the mountain, river, book and nature.
The project belongs to the residence type, comprises of villa zone and upper zone. The design main body is two sets of villa design. During the project opening period, it is as the sales office, as the reception and business centre. There are four floors together, with separately 2 floors on both ground and underground.
Fully using the original yard of the negative layer, the designer removes the visit entry from base ground to the negative layer, so as to avoid entering the sales area through the base ground designed by the previous plan. Of which, unreasonable visit route could be avoided. And adopt progressive corridor landscape of Lingnan culture, could create a natural atmosphere on advance, leading to a feeling of light wind blowing the face.
The first floor is dominated by negotiation space, and build VIP negotiation area, tea area, water bar, The private banquet area…The window bring the unique “Banmu Pond” of Lingnan garden into the interior, showing the a peaceful and secluded place with some vivid ripples spread.
The second floor is made for business function. The minor floor is for reception space, including reception centre, sand area, tea area, music playing area as well as video area. There are museum, lecture hall of traditional Chinese Culture and meditation space in the minor second floor, and through sink-style courtyard to bring the natural light into the interior space.
The designer extract and purify the special black bricks and grey tiles elements owned by Lingnan landscape only, and recombine the beam column construction and Chinese element of sloping roof, so that the bright and new space element could be fully used from the interior ceiling to the whole parts. Getting rid of the traditional bookshelf extracted by bamboo, adding the rotate and push-and-pull function of the grille effectively controls the illumination ratio. Through various elements combination usage to create the unique literary atmosphere specially owned by Lingnan Institutes.
Clear sun shines the mountains, with the water surrounds, the whole residence stands in the centre. Every yard, every stone tablet, every tile, every Lotus, all shines out with great brilliancy of time refinement, songs never stop and let cultural inheritance.