Green Energy Laboratory (GEL), Shanghai (China)
The “Green Energy Laboratory” is a research centre on sustainable technologies of the Jiao Tong University. The complex is developed around a central courtyard whose roof can be opened depending on the season, serving as both a heat accumulation system and an air evacuation system. The 1500-m2 three-storey building includes laboratories, offices and dwelling units.
Shanghai Jiaotong University
2007 – 2012
Studio Archea, China Architecture Design & Research Group