Sublimity of Horror Architecture

2020 Unbuilt Design Citation Award

Abandoned infrastructure embodies the beauty of human’s creation, which not only includes the embedded beauty of technology and history, but also includes the potential functions in the future and the opportunities of utilizing the strong formal statement. This project explores such beauty of the abandoned infrastructure.

The jury rejoiced at this appropriately wild and wacky repurposing of abandoned infrastructure, which recasts the beautiful but sinister hyperboloids of a decommissioned nuclear plant as a place for recreation, education, and research, and as symbols of a brighter future.

Fan Pan
Master of Architecture
Academy of Art University