Share this article with friends Share

Cycling Pavilion in Hainan China by NL Architects

China is home to one of the largest cycling commuter populations in the world, but only a fraction of those commuters ride for fun or for sport. This new Cycling Pavilion recently constructed in Hainan looks to change that, and inspire many more cyclists to use their bicycles for beyond utilitarian transportation. The two-story pavilion boasts a unique architecture that makes the very most of limited space, by putting the miniature, open-air velodrome on the top floor, and adding a glass-enclosed cafe, restrooms, and a rental area on the first floor. The structure’s elegant upwardly curved profile and protruding canopy are unique from a design standpoint, but also function as a shaded canopy for the cafe and surrounding area as well.

Source: Freshome

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

MYKITA 2012 Spring/Summer Kimi Platinum Edition Sunglasses
Kyrie Irving Dresses Up As "Uncle Drew" To Play Pick-Up Ball
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – American Dream Part II
CordLite Light-Up iPhone Cable
Cocaine 80s - This Can’t Be A Crime
Jhené Aiko - 2 Seconds
Load More