[ l a p y a n ] J u s t i n C h o w


Inspired by the slow environmental reforms in solving the pollution crisis in China, the building functions as a litmus paper of exposing, filtering and sequestering pollution coming from the congested city of Hangzhou. The flexible, multi-level guesthouse core accommodates the G20 conferences for the diplomats, and unfolds as an adaptive, high-density communal living space for the villagers.