the horizon - sanya rock

sneak preview - first impressions

A rocky island in the Southern Chinese Sea is being developed into a retreat center. 

sanya rock
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zero energy sanya perspective
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Paradoxically, the approach of a environmentally conservative development is interpreted as a radical provocative intervention: The Horizon – a horizontal cut through the entire rock. The associated service area loss of the natural area: 0%

SITE: Sanya Island, China
YEAR: Phase One 2011-14  / Phase Two 2018 - 2021
STATUS: Winning Project
DESIGN: Klaus K. Loenhart, Christoph Mayr