Abandoned riverside building complex
Located in Shenzhen, the project is an art high school centering on international art programs, which is affiliated to Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA). Various Associates was invited to transform several abandoned riverside buildings in an urban village into its campus.
Client: AIP Art School, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Designer: Various Associates
Photographer: ZC Architectural Photography Studio / Yongmao Li
The school required rapid construction in a limited budget, and an artistic campus atmosphere that fits into its attribute. Through renovation and regeneration, the project will bring new spaces that balance art education with daily life in the neighborhood where it's situated.
Constraints turned into design solutions