2020 results

Party and Public Service Center
by LUO Studio

Winner: Rebirth project 2020. LUO Studio has repurposed abandoned concrete foundations into a community centre in Yuanheguan, China.

The studio extended the deserted foundations and concrete columns of a former residential project, adding a timber-framed upper storey to minimise its load.

The lower storey, which contains offices and conferences spaces, is wrapped in perforated bricks. The ground floor is surrounded by walls of grey and glass bricks.

Judges comments: "This project shows a respect for the existing structure whilst creating a new centre that serves people. Small buildings such as this can make very powerful statements."

Architect: LUO Studio
Project: Party and Public Service Center
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