位于中国广东省汕尾市，金汀湾以别墅住宅为主，其建筑环境与自然环境相呼应。空间宁静，拥抱着广阔的大海。 景观设计提供了多个休闲区，让人可以放松地坐在舒适的环境中，同时欣赏海浪、聆听风声。 为了确保面向大海的视线连通，将一系列空间下沉，避开对于视线的遮挡。 这种视觉连通性通过两排高大棕榈树进一步加强，将视线引向海景。
Located in Shanwei City, Guangdong Province, China, Shanwei Cove residence is envisioned as an alternative residence. Where its built environment is a resonance to its environment, a surrender and serenade of this place by the sea.
The space is serene yet embraces the vastness of the open sea. The landscape design provides for multiple relaxation areas, where one can sit comfortably embraced in cosy settings while enjoying the sight of the dramatic waves and sound of the wind. To ensure minimal visual blockage towards the sea, series of spaces are deliberately sunken, staying clear of the line of sight. This visual connectivity is further reinforced by parallel columns of tall palms acting as a visual guidance to the great open sea.
The design calmly accepts the raw power of the ocean to permeates into the crevices of details. Stacked in layers, the placement of stones set within the water feature reminds one of a natural landscape eroded by the wind. The result is an intriguing abstract landform expressed through sculptural stone crafting.Allowing the reaction between elements, the materials are equally battered and seasoned with the ravages of time. Corten steel visually narrates the character of the coastal environment while the grasses and palms sway with the tides of winds.
Refined and carefully crafted, it is a quiet celebration of rust, displacement, open expanse, seasons and spectacular storms.Living by the sea and a total acceptance of its forces and expansive space. A sensitive execution of poetic abstraction in material and crafting. A spatial geometry that does not take away from the beauty of the natural forces.This harmony of sensitive design and response to context create a fresh alternative without sentimentality and extravagant decorations.
The planting palette is kept simply green and natural, carefully selected for their abilities to withstand the harsh natural conditions, strong winds and sporadic storms and typhoons The plants react to their natural environment, capturing the wind and changes with the season. Using the natural characteristic of the plants to effortlessly create a timeless ever-changing landscape.
The peripheral of the residence is also soften with plants forming a ring of infiltration beds that filter rain water runoff before flowing back to the sea.
The water feature bed sparkles and reflect the sunlight as the ray passes through the water. It revealed its delicate patterned texture when its drained. With water conservation in mind, the design allows the feature to function ecologically without compromising on its aesthetic quality.