HANGHZOU CULTURAL CENTER / CHINA

Design of a new cultural landmark in Hanghzou.



Project : Cultural center, offices, transport hub, Hostel, shops.

Type : School project workshop with Wang Shu

Site : Hangzhou

Size : 40 000m2

Year : 2010

The creative center is a new landmark building for Hangzhou, focusing on creative arts. It would represent the great dynamic in China for new kinds of arts. The building is composed of steel boxes stacked, offering huge cantilevers. Facades are made of a white/grey metal skin, while the inner facade of the main street spliting volume in two parts is warmful, with wood, colors and vegetation.