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Crane Pavilion at Crane Nature Preserve / GBBN

In Wuhan, one of the largest inland cities near China?s eastern coast, a spiritual sanctuary rises near a wetlands preserve. Across Asia, the red-crowned crane has long been associated with longevity, immortality, and spiritual transcendence.

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Architects: GBBN

Location: Xianning, Hubei, China

Lead Architects: Jervy Zhu, Jing Luo

Area: 2000.0 ft2

Project Year: 2018

Photographs: Yao Li

Other Participants: China Institute of Building Standard Design & Research

Project Manager: Di Ming

Architecture: Tu Xin, Song Huarong, Lin lin

Structure: Xing Wanli, Ding Jingzhen

Mep: Wang Yan,Huang Lingjie, Dong Qiaohui
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Text description provided by the architects. In Wuhan, one of the largest inland cities near China?s eastern coast, a spiritual sanctuary rises near a wetlands preserve. Across Asia, the red-crowned crane has long been associated with longevity, immortality, and spiritual transcendence.

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Floor Plan

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To help China?s Tai Kang Group bring a legend to life, we started with the simple form of a paper origami crane. Delicate creases are articulated in the hand-polished concrete exterior, cast with precision to hold glass panels that will ultimately enclose the space.

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Circulations Diagram

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An opening in the folds give...
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