February 2013 - Yang Zhao, 2012-2013 Architecture Protégé
As part of the Rolex Arts Initiative selection process, potential protégés are invited to submit samples of their work, which show the range of their skills and talent.
TZBP R&D Center, Tongzhou District; Beijing.
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The two independent office spaces of the TZBP R&D Center in Beijing are organized around a semi-enclosed courtyard but share facilities such as conference rooms and dining spaces.
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Niyang River Visitor Centre in Linchi, Tibet
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Yang Zhao concentrated on establishing a relationship between the isolated building and its surroundings.
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The geometric character of the volume and space forms a dialogue with the landscape.
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Colour is a crucial element of Tibetan visual culture. Local mineral pigments have been directly painted onto stone surfaces.
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