Hengqin Urban Village Community Center

Hengqin Urban Village Community Center

Zhuhai, Guangdong, China | View Map
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Community Centres

Aedas unveils a community center design

Aedas as Architects

In the heart of the Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China, sits an urban village. Two man-made lakes mark the entrance to the village and a community center in between the two water bodies will connect the residents, the environment and the happenings.


Inspired by the water flow, the brick-and-timber building will house major public spaces on the ground floor, including an art gallery, a community clinic and event spaces. On the second floor there will be a double-height multi-function hall and a library. The third floor is designed for offices and activity rooms.  


Different areas are mainly connected by sloping walkways for easy access. The roof is also sloped to create a silhouette of a mountain range. When the sun rises from the east, sunbeams will shine through the atrium structure and over the lake.

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