museum for qujing culture center completed by hordor design group & atelier alter museum for qujing culture center completed by hordor design group & atelier alter
jun 07, 2015

museum for qujing culture center completed by hordor design group & atelier alter

museum for qujing culture center completed by hordor design group & atelier alter
all images courtesy of atelier alter

 

 

 

the ‘museum for qujing culture center’ is a contemporary setting by hordor design group and atelier alter that houses some of china’s oldest artifacts. as visitors approach, a massive ‘anti-gravity’ structural element reflects the stairs below. the museum is entered through the central mass, where after ascending to a concrete plateau, museum-goers can begin their explorations. the strong presence of the building instills a sense of gravitas fitting to the museum’s subject matter, a collection dating back over 40,000,000 years

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view from plaza entrance 


elevated concrete platform


plaza

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southwest façade

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from northeast

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receded space

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detail

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façade detail

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garden

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north entrance 

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vertical plaza

 

 

project info:

 

client: qujing culture and sports center building commission
location: qujing, yunnan, china
architects: hordor architecture & engineering design group, atelier alter
principal in charge: yan huang
design architects: yingfan zhang, xiaojun bu
project architects: qiuda lin, weining lin
architecture design team: zhanghan zheng, zhenqing que, ling zeng, jeff ding
structure: masha yang, yingying lin
MEP engineers: guangyu zhang, xiaonan zhu, xiaoan han
general contractor: fourth construction co., ltd. of yunnan architectural engineering group
cost: $17,744,615CNY
area: 202,361.5ft2
project year: 2009
project completion: 2015
photographs: atelier alter

 

 

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edited by: nick brink | designboom

  • Yo, like what’s on the inside?

    lightmaker says:
  • Impressive ..fee’s not bad either! Jim

    jimcan says:

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