NL Architects has sent us images of their recent project: a pretty rad mash-up pavilion for a bicycle club in the Hainan Province in southern China. The proposal is part of a big resort for developer VANKEN, and NL Architects told us that they've just received green light from the client! Looks like this will actually get build soon.
Project Description from the Architects:
Housing Corporation VANKE has asked us to make a proposal for a Bike Club as part of a big resort in Southern China that we are currently involved in.
The Bike pavilion should accommodate bike rental and a cafe.
A protruding roof could be very welcome in this tropical climate.
The oversized top perhaps could house an additional function. What about a velodrome?
The elegant curvature of the steeply banked oval bike track creates an optimistic gesture; eaves curled upward: a surprisingly functional pagoda.
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