Bridge Village Bridge Village Bridge Village
Status: Third Place/ First Mentioned
Year: 2012
Location: Chongqing, China
Description: Compared with the distinguishing but beautiful hierarchy surrounded by, our proposal, which redefines the building and bridge, architecture and infrastructure, is dissolved as interactive components along the direction of the river flow and walking path, and meanwhile merged with each other to be structurally integrated, existing in each pore of the whole. The concept of building and bridge is gone, but re-established at the same time.
Donghua Chen Studio is an award-winning architecture practice and exhibition curator, based in Guangdong, China. Our works aim at re-examining and re-inventing the world in between reality and imagination, which introduces the beauty and order from nature, while maintains the thinking of humanity and poetics in the critical form of architectural body. We have been working on different complex and advanced architecture projects with global engineers and experts such as Adams Kara Taylor (AKT II), Cecil Balmond (Balmond Studio), ARUP, Atelier Ten, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), etc.

Our projects and researches have won numbers of international prizes, including the First Prize of Cityvision International Competition in 2013, Winner of Austro Control Headquater Tower International Competition in 2014, Burnham Prize Winner from Chicago Architectural Club in 2015, and Winners of Lithuania Science Island Design International Contest in 2016, which are published on global institutions such as Chicago Architecture Foundation, Shenzhen/Hong Kong Urbanism/Architecture Biennale, Shanghai Power Station of Art, Mies van de Rohe Foundation, Studio X Rio, Future Arquitecturas, Cityvision, UED, etc. and exhibited in Rome, Beijing, Rio de Janeiro, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Shenzhen, Kaunas, etc.