Jenga Windows

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design /
Firm LocationShanghai, China
Lead ArchitectKris Lin

The first jenga was born in Europe.Froebel created the jenga, known as the "father of early childhood education".The set of jenga was invented for educational first, which is now called child care aids. There are many kinds of jenga,as well as the play.Some jenga blocks can be built into different geometries by arranging,combining,ringing form and symmetrying.One of the types is house. Background of Project: This project is a 6-meter long and narrow base, which is built into a complex of commercial space, to achieve both residential and commercial sales of investment, taking into account the indoor building itself functions. Satisfy requirements of residential sales and commercial investment, therefore, the interior function is necessary for the building. Design Concept: Jenga blocks. A volume and block first be created by using technique of building blocks,they are scattered up and down, left- right asymmetry,but well-arranged. Modular building blocks and some large French windows make the whole building extend to commercial façades. Interior functions are fully presented in the facade of the commercial building,besides, the building facades also reflect some of the interior functions,such as negotiate space,film space,display space, vertical stair and office area.On the exstending façade,it is an attractive commercial building.