Ling Chen The Book Stack Education and Culture
The Book Stack Education and Culture is Silver Design Award winner in 2017 - 2018 Architecture, Building and Structure Design Award Category.
The Book Stack Education and Culture

Century-old Hangzhou Normal University builds a new campus five kilometers west of the Xixi Wetland. The new campus planning consists of more than a dozen independent but fully open colleges, whose architectural style are different, forming a rich puzzle. In the center of these colleges, the planner arranged a core area complex for all the colleges, including administrative center, archives, adult education centre, institute of Hangzhou urbanization, center library, teacher and student activity center, hotel and reception center, international conference center, theatre and central plaza.

The Book Stack Education and Culture
Ling Chen The Book Stack
Ling Chen Education and Culture
Ling Chen design
Ling Chen design
Ling Chen

Chen Ling is the co-founder and chief designer of WSP ARCHITECTS. He was elected as the top 10 new Chinese architect in 2005, one of the initiators of the international Chinese American architect club, a member of Chinese housing security expert group of the housing security and public housing policy committee, a member of the expert committee of Urban Planning, Land & Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, and the 2015 Committee of the green housing design competition in Henan province; lecturer at the National Federation of industry and Commerce Design Alliance practice business school. So far, Chen Ling has done hundreds of planning and architectural design projects, his concept of "walkable city" has been published by numerous authoritative media in hundreds of planning and architectural design projects.

Hangzhou Normal University

Founded as a teacher training school in 1908, Hangzhou Normal University has a history of over 100 years, which has bestowed the institution with a glorious tradition of producing first-rate teachers and educators at different levels for the whole Chinese nation. Through a century’s development, the University has now become a comprehensive institution of higher education with a full spectrum of disciplines, covering such areas as arts and sciences, humanities, education, music, engineering, information technology, business, law, medicine and nursing.