Monday, December 28, 2009

NBBJ: Parametric Strategies in the Design of Hangzhou Stadium (Part 1)

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This is the first of a series of posts which will give an overview of the parametric design processes that are being used to design and develop the Hangzhou Stadium by NBBJ and CCDI.

Grasshopper was used to create the parametric model. Click the images below to get a description of the techniques used.

Location: Hangzhou, The People's Republic of China
Client: Hangzhou Olympic & International Expo Centre Construction and Investment Co. Ltd.
International Architect: NBBJ
Local Architect: CCDI
Program: 80,000 seat stadium, tennis tournament + practice facility (23 courts), cultural center, retail + commercial center
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