Instead of choosing one single design, Mr. Song and Daniel decides to assemble the good design ideas from each category. All of us agree with the decision because we know each group has different focus. The chosen elements are circulation path, sculptures, tree house, terrace,stone castle,stone table and central plaza.
In order to make those elements buildable, we have to either change their form or figure out their materiality, the final deliverable would be the construction documents. Daniel arranges the team composition so each team has a leader who designed that chosen element in phase 1 and 4 members from other teams. This gives everyone a chance to be familiar with other designs.
I was been assigned to the sculpture group. The original design drawing of the sculptures are beautiful, but Mr. Song said it was either not buildable with the tools he has or not intriguing enough. Hence we have to come up with something less crazy in form but more interesting with material. This design phase is more smooth compares to the first phase.
Credit: drawing on this site are done by the team members of the Guiyang design & build