de architekten cie.: tianjin urban planning museum, china de architekten cie.: tianjin urban planning museum, china
mar 05, 2009

de architekten cie.: tianjin urban planning museum, china

tianjin urban planning museum, china by cie architects image courtesy cie architects

dutch firm de architekten cie. recently received first prize in the competition to design the tianjin urban planning museum, china.

the building is composed of 3 distinct sections: urban planning museum and offices, new year’s painting gallery and studios, and a conference centre totaling 29,000 sqm including parking. the conceptual framework for the project emerged from superimposing different urban fabrics from the traditional city plan of tianjin to produce a bored block of varying porosity. block strategies were used for accessibility allowing daylight and ventilation in the building. furthermore, through a combined analysis of historical building methods and materials indigenous to the region, the proposal was able to engage with the chinese building tradition while developing a distinctly modern and highly sustainable museum project. de architekten cie collaborated with arup amsterdam on issues of sustainability and structure and was assisted throughout the design and presentation process by their partners in shanghai, UNIT architects.

tianjin urban planning museum, china – detail rendering image courtesy cie architects

tianjin urban planning museum, china – detail rendering image courtesy cie architects tianjin urban planning museum, china – interior image courtesy cie architects tianjin urban planning museum, china – interior image courtesy cie architects

tianjin urban planning museum, china – interior image courtesy cie architects

tianjin urban planning museum, china – interior image courtesy cie architects

  • congratulation FRA :))))))))))))))))

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