Speaking of Zhengzhou, we may first go to Zhengdong to see the achievements of the new area, and then to the port area to see the construction of the airport. However, after the port area, there is nowhere to go. Zhengzhou has three thousand years of history, but there is no cultural landmark that can be taken out.
▲项目鸟瞰，aerial view of the project ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
Fangding Village is adjacent to Wuyun Mountain in the south and Manling Mountain in the north. The river flows through it. It is located in a hilly land surrounded by mountains on three sides, embracing the Jiuzhai Lake, which is a hundred acres. A treasured place of Feng Shui where wind gathers energy, it can be described as “Buyun Qiji, and finally allow you to visit”.
the 600-year history of Fangding Village
Founded more than 600 years ago, Fangding Village was rated as a famous historical and cultural village in Henan by the Henan Provincial Government. It is well-known as “the hometown of Hanlin and the hometown of teachers.” Its deep historical accumulation and strong humanistic atmosphere give Fangding Village an indelible spiritual mark. There are 43 courtyards of ancient houses, 279 rooms, 13 relatively complete courtyards, and more than 20 courtyards for villagers. The total area of ancient buildings and historical sites is more than 20 acres, including streets, ancestral halls, former residences of celebrities and villagers’ houses.
▲方顶村·龙脉峭壁 & 进村的必经的高墙驿道，Fangding Village · Longmai cliffs & the main entrance ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
Fangding Village’s architecture has continued from the middle of the Ming Dynasty to the present. Most of the buildings are based on the Qing Dynasty and the Republic of China. The cave dwellings unique to the Loess Plateau and the traditional houses in the Central Plains such as Shanxi, Shaanxi and Henan, and the unique single-sided roof Room, embroidered building, etc.
▲方顶村·虎皮寨墙 & 拱门窑洞，Fangding Village · village walls & the arch cave ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
The respect for the site
The design is based on the continuation and protection of the language of the site, and is based on the topography of Fangding Village, which brings together architecture, environment and humanities. Keep the Longji Mountain with partitioned space in the site. Retain the available plants. The relatively flat area of the site serves as the main activity space for citizens to gather. Make good use of the ladder relationship between the mountain and the lake.
▲以保护场地为核心的设计策略，design strategy with the core of the site ©A&N尚源景观
▲场地平面图，site plan ©A&N尚源景观
▲梦回红洞（社区市民停车场），parking lot ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
▲梧桐栖凤（市民中心入口），entrance of the center ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
According to legend, there are 13 gates in the village built on the hillside, and the natural topography and house buildings are used as walls to form a natural barrier. Therefore, there are ten unreasonable sayings in Fangding Village.
▲一夫当关（寨门寨墙），the new interpretation of the village gates and walls ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
Relying on the situation, building step by step, living in settlements, it is quiet, relaxed and peaceful, pursuing an ethereal and remote realm, attaching importance to the ancient and reckless atmosphere, admiring the meaning of nature and agility, and replacing passionate effort with peace and deepness, and calm Simple instead of gorgeous. More than 600 years of cultural infiltration, calm and sparse; 3000 acres of native lakes, mountains, forests and spring flowers, pristine and dusty; the scenery is clear and peaceful, long in the cage, regaining nature.
▲利用场地高差和断崖打造丰富垂直竖向景观，create vertical landscape with height difference and cliffs ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
▲下沉台阶，descending stairs ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
Fangding Village is surrounded by mountains, high in the front, small rivers in the front, half-hills in the back, beautiful houses in front of which gather gas, the terrain is as stable as Mount Tai, it is famous and wide, with wide views, small rivers and bays, surrounded by the jade belt of Jiuqu, which is auspicious.
Surrounded by the lake, the terrain is as stable as Mount Tai, with a wide view, gurgling fine water, embraced by the nine-curved jade belt, and the tranquil lake water draws purple gas to the east, gaining the benefit of the world and the accumulation of water and gas. The reflection of light and shadow doubles, and the reflected sky and surrounding scenery integrate the water body with the environment and make the space more cohesive. Meteorology, address, hydrology, and architecture are all integrated into one.
▲上风上水社区活动中心，community center ©直译建筑摄影
▲活动中心入口小径，pathway to the community center ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
▲户外平台，outdoor terrace ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
▲曲径通幽，winding path leads to a secluded quiet place ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影
In the context of the scarcity of natural resources in Zhengzhou, we hope that it will bring more than just houses to people
Combining the architectural style, the natural style is the landscape expectation! Create a poetic living atmosphere!
Vanke Minan Sandu Hushan has been exploring a dreamland of beauty that has never been touched by people. Relying on the power of nature, it brings together all the beautiful things in humanities, art and life that are poetic. Like a key connecting busyness and leisure, it becomes a natural aesthetic space for people to live in poetry, allowing people to live here. Rest the body and mind.
▲景观细节，landscape details ©三棱镜建筑景观摄影