Text description provided by the architects. The incineration center of Domestic Waste Comprehensive Treatment Plant in Chaoyang District, Beijing was first designed in April 2011, and it was completed and put into use in October 2016. Located in Gao’antun Village, Jinzhan Town, Chaoyang District, Beijing, it is a modern large-scale waste incineration center with international advanced equipment and technology.
Garbage is an inevitable product of people’s urban life, and the garbage treatment center has also become an important municipal public facility in the city. The main plant of the incineration center is the building bulk and core building with the largest volume and height in the plant area.
Through the integrated design of the internal process and the external enclosure system, the building volume meets the requirements of the equipment process for space, thus making the building express the process flow and spatial characteristics of garbage transportation, storage, incineration, purification, and power generation as a whole.
Besides, under the premise of ensuring the process requirements and usage function, it emphasizes the integrity of the building volume and the strength and scale of the industrial building. The façade building materials that reflect the characteristics of industrial buildings are used to create a simple, simple, efficient, unobtrusive appearance that reveals the building’s unique architectural image.
Based on the basic form of “square”, the volume of the building is refined at the corners of the building, the main entrance and exit, and the roof. The incineration center also has social service functions for display and education. A vivid, safe, clean and comprehensive educational exhibition corridor and a garbage disposal visit corridor are set up in the interior space of the factory.
The visit and display areas are separated from the internal production area with interfering with each other. Besides, emphasis is placed on the façade of office, visit, display and educational spaces.