Layers of perforated aluminum plates in the shape of mountains were designed to create a background for the street trees and symbolize the new life of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore. #Architecture #FacadeDesign #BuildingDesign

Design firm Wutopia Lab has recently completed the renovation of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore in Wuhan, China.

The bookstore, which has been in business for more than 40 years, received a new mountain-inspired facade as part of the overall renovation project.

Layers of perforated aluminum plates in the shape of mountains were designed to create a background for the street trees and symbolize the new life of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore. #Architecture #FacadeDesign #BuildingDesign

Layers of perforated aluminum plates in the shape of mountains were designed to create a background for the street trees and symbolize the new life of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore.

Layers of perforated aluminum plates in the shape of mountains were designed to create a background for the street trees and symbolize the new life of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore. #Architecture #FacadeDesign #BuildingDesign

At night, lighting hidden behind the various layers of the facade highlight the lines of the mountains, and create a light art installation that can be enjoyed from the street.

Layers of perforated aluminum plates in the shape of mountains were designed to create a background for the street trees and symbolize the new life of the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore. #Architecture #FacadeDesign #BuildingDesign
Design Firm: Wutopia Lab | Chief Architect: YU Ting, MIN Erni | Project Architect: LIN Chen | Project Manager: PU Shengrui | Design Team: LV Jie, WANG Lei, LU Liyuan, ZHU Jianming, FENG Yanyan, GU Yining (Internship) | Design Consultant: TOPOS DESIGN | Structural Design Consultant: ZHANG Zhun, CHEN Xuejian | Lighting Consultant: ZHANG Chenlu, CAI Mingjie | Branding Consultant: MIU Meng, YANG Jiaxin, WU Linghui, ZHOU Mutong | Photography: CreatAR Images