Plasma Studio unveils Flowing Graden
By Richard High25 June 2009
UK architect Plasma Studio has been commissioned to design the International Horticultural Fair in Xi'an, China by the city's Chang'an Ecological District.
Dubbed the "Flowing Gardens" the project comprises of a 5000 m2 exhibition hall, a 4000 m2 greenhouse and a 3500 m2 gate building sitting in a 37 ha landscape.
According to Plasma Studio, the project was "generated as a synthesis of horticulture and technology where landscape and architecture converge at a sustainable and integral vision."
The design team includes Arup (structural and civil engineering) and Groundlab (landscape design).