Atelier Li Xinggang, "The Third Space" / by Metropolitan Society

Located in the Hebei province of China, design practice Atelier Li Xinggang recently revealed their residential project in Tangshan, East of Beijing. The infrastructure is designed to protect residents from strong exposure to sunlight. With it's two monumental towers angled at a slant, it helps dissipate heat by creating cast shadows, which are accompanied with irregular cantilever balconies to provide further cooling. View more of the project below. 

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Photography by Guangyuan Zhang, Xinggang Li, Peng Sun