[archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

Building on the Water

About from the Architect:

The inauguration of “The Building On the Water” of the Shihlien Chemical plant in Huai’An City, Jiangsu Province, will be held on August 30, 2014. This will be the first work unveiled in China by celebrated architect and 1992 Pritzker Prize winner Álvaro Siza.

Located in the New Salt Industrial Park of Huai’An City, Jiangsu Province, Shihlien Chemical Industrial Jiangsu Co. is one of the world’s largest combined soda ash and ammonium chloride production plants. The plant covers an area of two square kilometers and employs the world’s most advanced manufacturing processes and technologies. Continue reading on archdaily.com

Architects – Álvaro Siza, Carlos Castanheira

Location – Huai’an, Jiangsu, China

Project Year – 2014

Photographs – Fernando Guerra

Building on the Water [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

Building on the Water [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

Building on the Water [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira, Photo by Fernando Guerra [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira, Photo by Fernando Guerra [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira, Photo by Fernando Guerra [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira

The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira, Photo by Fernando Guerra [archiseeds] The Building on the Water by Álvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira