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Light elevator / elevator

Light elevator

Light Elevator
There is a gap on the top of the elevator!

The light penetrates through the gap of the elevator. Lights up inside.
When people walk in, they feel peaceful. Through the gap which represents the connection of the nature and the enclosed space, passengers feel the nature, the constantly changing seasons.
Furthermore, we can avoid the waste of manufacture equipment, such as lighting and ventilating equipment, by naturally using the skylight and the fresh air.
We strongly believe that our future call for more nature instead of the increasing artificialization.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Gu Shaoting, Cheng Qiying, Yu Rong