suzhou industrial park / suzhou, china
25 total acres / designed 2005 / completed 2006
suzhou is a city of over 6,000,000 people located 60 km from shanghai. this industrial park was designed to function as a smaller town within this large, urban city. it contains twelve residential towers, a clubhouse, an outdoor theatre, commercial space and several smaller, open-air elements that give character and human scale to the large development. the following teahouse and outdoor cooking area (left) are two of these elements.
completed with guida moseley brown architects / canberra, australia