Plasmastudio won the competition to develop the building and landscape design for Horticultural Expo in Xi’an, China and is now collaborating with Groundlab. for the next stages of development. The project comprises 15,000 exhibition hall building, a series of conservatories, a 37Ha park around an artificial lake as well as ancilliary buildings.
Sources: AALU Landscape Urbanism and ArchDaily
Flowing Gardens begins from a single line -- an axis extends from the Gate to the Greenhouse, traveling through the East and West Hills and over the lake, while extending into many sinuous paths, creating a network of intermingling circulation, landscape and water. Much like the legendary Silk Road, Flowing Gardens is connectivity, circulation, rejuvenation, and elegance.