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Woyun Platform in Pengzhou, China / Archermit

Lying 50 kilometers to the north of Chengdu, the majestic Longmenshan Mountains and Min River cut a swathe across the rich fields of Sichuan province, creating in their stead two distinctly different worlds: the Chengdu Plain and the Western Plateau. Here on the Plateau, the designers’ notion of the building as a platform from which to “reclineamongst the clouds” has been derived from the elevated atmosphere of this impressive landscape, replete with mountainous peaks bathed in mist, and with an ideal site offering a view overlooking the adjacent Min River. The building has also been created in the spirit of…