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Zhejiang Art Museum / CCTN Design

The Zhejiang Art Museum boasts a superb natural environment, nestled comfortably near the banks of the beautiful West Lake at the foot of the verdant Yuhuang Mountain.

External view. Image © Li Yao

Architects: CCTN Design

Location: 138 Nanshan Rd, NanShan Lu WenHua YiShu XiuXian TeSeJie, Xihu Qu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China

Lead Architects: Taining Cheng

Design Team: Bolin Qian, Dapeng Wang, Mao'en Zheng, Yang Hu, Li Guo, Jian Wu, Yuantao Chen

Area: 31550.0 m2

Project Year: 2008

Photographs: Li Yao, CCTN Design

the central hall with light and shadow movements. Image © CCTN Design

Text description provided by the architects. The Zhejiang Art Museum boasts a superb natural environment, nestled comfortably near the banks of the beautiful West Lake at the foot of the verdant Yuhuang Mountain.The museum?s design sought to find the synesthesia between Chinese calligraphy, ink paintings, the traditional architecture of the wider Jiangnan region (south of the Yangtze River), and classical Western sculpture, so as to achieve a harmony and unity of the natural and human environments, with modern aesthetic ideas.
Panorama. Image © CCTN Design

elevations

Main entrance. Image © CCTN Design

The mass of the architecture is spread out along the shape of the mountain and extends gradually to the lake so that the rhythmic rising and falling profile...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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