GreenMonster Lab in Beijing by BANDe Architects.
BANDe Architects have completed the multi-faceted cultural destination GreenMonster Lab in Beijing . Occupying a 5,000sqm basement level of the Kuntai Jiarui Cultural Center, the lab encompasses an exhibition centre, traditional hall, bookstore, brand room, and functional spaces for entertainment and leisure. Being at basement level complicated the conditions of the site, with multiple fire shutters, firewalls and fire doors. Extensive pipelines occupying one third of the ceiling height make the expansive space feel smaller than it is. The architects worked toward re-arranging the interior and embracing its convoluted layout. Structural columns and pillars were transformed into intentional design […]