The ancient Peach Blossom Land is a hidden utopia that attracts the attention of numerous scholars. Now, Nanjing has a Mandarin Palace, which is comparable to the ancient Peach Blossom Land. Borrowing the “poetic living” concept from the Land, the building conveys mysterious, beautiful and liveable qualities, and delivers a perfect combination of humanity and nature.
Statement of the jury
This design combines traditional elements and the natural beauty of nature into a poetic design that centres around the fascination with cherry blossoms. A beautiful design that radiates tranquillity, concentration and insouciance.