Chongqing Guotai Arts Center
Chongqing GuotaiArtsCenter occupies a pivotal site within the CBD of Chongqing city. Intensively surrounded by tall buildings, it plays a commanding role in the formation of other plots as a landmark. In harmony with the existing buildings it creates a new order in the local commercial center. It receives a texture featured with oriental characteristics in mutual penetration with external urban spaces by combination of the complexity of its own architectural functions. The stick system could be recognized as an inheritor of the traditional construction method “Ti-cou” which was common in Han Dynasty. The active and courageous feature also reflects the most essential spirit ofChongqingpeople.