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Naturally Harmonious Town Squares

Meiyi Square Seamlessly Connects with the Natural Landscape

— February 20, 2018 — Art & Design
Jiezi Ancient Town is both a tourist site because of the ancient man-made buildings in the area and because of the beautiful surroundings, and the new Meiyi Square aims to maximize the appeal of each of these attractions. The low-profile pavilion and tourist facility uses architecture to blend the natural and the constructed with as little resistance as possible, offering up a seamless space for contemplation.

Meiyi Square is mostly open space. Even the indoor areas in the town square are merely covered by a broad roof, leaving the area open to the breezes and views of the outside. The buildings are also designed to limit the impediments between nature and the interior, with a stairway that is long and low-slung to very gradually ease people from the outdoors into the communal.


Image Credit: ARCH-EXIST, Jianyu Pu
Trend Themes
1. Nature-inspired Architecture - Nature-inspired architecture that blends seamlessly with the natural environment, offering a harmonious and immersive experience.
2. Open and Integrated Spaces - Designing open and integrated spaces that maximize the connection between indoor and outdoor areas, providing a seamless and inviting environment for visitors.
3. Low-profile Pavilion Design - Low-profile pavilion design that minimizes visual obstructions and allows for unobstructed views of the surrounding natural landscape.
Industry Implications
1. Tourism and Hospitality - Innovative designs and concepts that enhance the visitor experience by integrating natural elements and creating harmonious spaces for relaxation and contemplation.
2. Architecture and Construction - Opportunities for architects and construction professionals to create structures that seamlessly blend with the natural landscape, offering unique and captivating designs.
3. Urban Planning and Design - Integrating natural elements into urban environments, creating harmonious town squares and public spaces that prioritize the connection with the natural surroundings.
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