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Zhangjiakou sustainable projects for 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Matteo Ponsetti, Simone Vioglio

Zhangjiakou sustainable projects for 2022 Winter Olympic Games.

Rel. Gustavo Ambrosini, Mauro Berta, Michele Bonino, Zhang Li, Liu Jian. Politecnico di Torino, Corso di laurea magistrale in Architettura Per Il Progetto Sostenibile, 2015



This volume is the second part of an overall work, composed of five volumes, which collect all the work developed within the Joint Study 2015, an international workshop which takes place every year between Turin Polytechnic and the Tsinghua University of Beijing. Reference is made to the first volume for knowing the training, the study and research and project development of the common masterplans with the students and professors of Tsinghua University. The first volume was developed together by the eight participants of Polytechnic of Turin to the workshop.

This volume contains insights arising as a result of the experience developed in the first book. This book consists of four chapters, the first two sections with theoretical issues and other two relate to project developments of the common masterplan developed in Beijing. For theoretical arguments, we face the theme of "regionalism" as a design method analyzed in relation to contemporary society. We have tried to interpret the Chinese case, full of interesting and contradictory topics, through the interpretations already theorized in the West in the second half of the '900. The project developments, in two seconds chapters, covers the design of the entrance to the new village of Taizicheng, in northern China, where one of the "in altitude" Olympic villages will be built of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games "Beijing 2022".

Relators: Gustavo Ambrosini, Mauro Berta, Michele Bonino, Zhang Li, Liu Jian
Publication type: Printed
Subjects: A Architettura > AF Buildings and equipment for leisure, social activities, sport
U Urbanistica > UG Pianificazione del paesaggio
U Urbanistica > UK Pianificazione urbana
U Urbanistica > UL PVS Paesi in via di sviluppo
Corso di laurea: Corso di laurea magistrale in Architettura Per Il Progetto Sostenibile
Classe di laurea: UNSPECIFIED
Aziende collaboratrici: UNSPECIFIED
URI: http://webthesis.biblio.polito.it/id/eprint/4203




2.1 Architecture diversity in China

2.2 Northern dwellings


3.1 An overall view on the footbridge system

3.2 The “moments”


4.1 The Railway station

4.2 The gate buildings



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