Fenglin’ao village, Tengqiao Town, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province has a seed and seedling science and technology park covering an area of 1030 mu, which is known as the largest agricultural park and modern agricultural science and technology park in Lucheng District, it covers the functions of new variety breeding and scientific research, seed and seedling production, efficient ecological cultivation demonstration, education practice cognition, leisure and sightseeing, etc. I was commissioned by it to carry out the transformation design of one of the ecological sunlight greenhouses, to realize the adjustment of its function with the lowest cost, to realize the space upgrading of modern agriculture without destroying the original site and building scale, to provide a unique space carrier for urban population to return to the countryside for consumption, and to show the vitality of the countryside by using the innovation of the place.
After field research, we found that the surrounding environment is mainly vast fields, with unique natural and cultural landscape, and the transportation of urban population is also very convenient. As far as possible to tap the potential of the project itself, let people feel the power of nature, complete the design of a place to attract people close to, stay, rest, stimulate the vitality of the local countryside, is regarded as the problem I need to solve in the whole design process.
This project is located in the second floor platform area of a sunshine greenhouse, which is the distribution center of agricultural leisure tourism. The blue sky and boundless fields can be seen around the site, showing a real state of the current countryside. This project designs a tourist center integrating leisure and sightseeing, popular science experience, parent-child activities and conference training. Two simple boxes crisscross together to form a meeting area, the hollowed out design of the top and wall brings plenty of sunshine and light, the leisure sofas are scattered everywhere to let you look around the beautiful scenery.
The bar is rich in agricultural products, such as organic vegetables, salads, cold pressed fruit and vegetable juices, all of them come from the field outside the building for instant picking. Through the simplified production process, the best freshness of light food can be guaranteed, and the local farm products can be restored as early as possible.
In the future, how to introduce more updated industries, realize the utilization of rural resources, inherit traditional handicrafts and other folk arts, and let more people create their own cultural events and artistic activities by “eating” and “playing” here are the factors to stimulate the vitality of local villages.