Tianfu New City, Chengdu
Bookstore & Library Design Competition.
In association with YI Architecture Design Consulting Studio.
Infinity House is a continuous distortion of time & space for learning & social activities. It represents the journey of obtaining knowledge through research & interaction with others, of infinite knowledge.
The primary function is a bookstore however the public service aspect is also important. Infinity house provides two spines meeting at a café social space in the middle. One spine is for exhibition & the other is flexible book space. Adjustable height stepping platforms with book shelves can be configured to form larger single platforms for large gatherings, group sessions & meetings, or smaller more intimate spaces for individuals to learn & research alone.