The Xi’an trident – Plasma Studio – China
Water, vegetation and architecture converge in the sinous landscape system of the Flowing Gardens, created for the International Horticultural Expo held in Xi’an, China
After the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai World Exhibition, the International Horticultural Exposition in Xi’an is billed as the third large-scale international event organised to draw worldwide attention to China’s ambitions of showcasing green civilisation and promoting its international image. These events also intend to demonstrate China’s ability to organise and execute ambitious large-scale urban developments, and in a minimum of time. While in Beijing the focus was on broadcasting the icon, and in Shanghai on displaying innovation, one can argue that the architecture of Plasma Studio for the International Horticultural Exposition is all about intention.
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