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Haoruo Zhu

Haoruo Zhu

Charlottesville

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Folded Barcelona: A New Catalan Parliament

As the new Catalan parliament, the project is telling the story of Barcelona and Catalonia,- to help better understand the city, the rhythm, the urban morphology, the complexity and its beauty

Like what have happened before here, turning the fortress into the city’s public park; turn- ing the military castle into the Olympic and culture area, this project decided to occupy the existing military building and turn it into a public space.

Barcelona, as a city lying it’s back on the mountain and facing mid-terrain sea, represents the most distinctive character of Catalonia. Thus, being the new Catalan parliament and a public space, the project is aiming to capture this vital character of the city, fold and com- press this city-scale experience into an existing fabric. To create connection all the way through mountain to the sea. This is a place keep reminding people where they were and who they are. 

 
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Status: School Project
Location: Barcelona, ES
My Role: Team Leader
Additional Credits: Coorporate with Fang Nan

 
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Building Axonometric
Project concept diagram
Project concept diagram