The Pinch is a small community center and library located in the mountain village of Shuanghe, China. Designed by John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere, the pinch features a curved roof which doubles as a children’s slide, an indoor library and a playground.

"We have always conceived the project as permanent, but it is true that in the aftermath of such a disaster, we were conscious of reinforcing a sense of ephemerality, humility and hope through the use of timber."