Follow the Yard

Follow the Yard

This Health center design serves for people and environment, which including trees and plants. Courtyards runs through the whole design but vary in different sizes and function. Because people have different activities in this building, diverse space are needed to serve for children or the old. The long building can be seen as a stage which has playing divergent scenes at the same time. Gyms, surgery, pharmacy and Coffee house have each distinct function.

For constructing the continuous rood truss system, several tests have been made to become more practicable. The long span has to be supported by trigonal shapes which is the most solid structure. In the middle points of the building, small gaps can relink the street to the neighborhood. More importantly, these gaps can become a central gathering points for people. These underneath space can be a energetic shelters for pedestrians and cars.

Additionally, the large staircase also can be a way for improving vertical circulation and a vertical platform for resting.

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