Magma Circulate Public House / 100 Architects
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Magma Circulate is a stimulating city activation of a pedestrian avenue from a newly constructed industrial and residential space within the port metropolis of Ningbo, the second-most populous metropolis in Zhejiang Province, China.
Some of the attribute options of this place is the presence of grand stairs that function pedestrian entry to the open second flooring of the industrial avenue. With the intention to activate this pedestrian junction and switch it into an eventful and crowd pleasing public house, colonizing the steps extending and detaching the proposal from the horizontal airplane of the ground was early recognized as a key motion to achieve visibility, and from which the remainder of the proposal might be articulated.
Thus, what earlier than had been simply easy stairs to entry the second flooring, is now a volcano of public exercise by inserting a number of amphitheaters at totally different ranges, offering the steps with platforms for hanging out and resting; shading buildings mimicking the violent eruptive course of, whereas offering shadow to the brand new resting areas; and even some slides resembling the erupted lava taking place the hill.
To proceed with the narrative on the remainder of the house, an enormous stain of erupted magma razes the bottom stage with colour and playful capabilities for teenagers and adults alike, producing a really eye-catching multifunctional plaza proper on the pedestrian junction. The circulate of magma creates an intense & vivid circuit of occasions and areas arising by its aspect.
Among the many capabilities that we will discover on the magma plaza, there are a number of seatings and resting areas positioned below shadowing canopies, in addition to mahjong & tic-tac-toe tables and a lounge space for adults. For the enjoyment & leisure of children, we outfitted the house with a swing pergola, seesaws, slides, hills and bumps, tunnels, punching luggage & difficult obstacles alongside the circuit.
Altogether, the proposal creates an incandescent public house that acts as an city attractor and leisure hotspot throughout the new industrial and residential growth.