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The Long Museum West Bund – Shanghai, China

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Building : The Long Museum West Bund
location : Shanghai, China
Architects: Atelier deshaus
Architects in charge: Liu Yichun, Chen Yifeng
Completion : 2014
Photographers: Xia Zhi
Photographs: Fangfang Tian
Client: Shanghai Pudong Waterfront Development and Construction Investments Co., Ltd.
Structure, electrical & mechanical engineer: Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co, Ltd.
Structure, electrical & mechanical design team: Chao Si, Zhang Zhun, Shao Xiaojian, Shao Zhe, Zhang Ying, Shi You, Li Weijiang, Kuang Xingyu, Zhou Zhili
Lighting design: Shanghai Guangyu Lighting Design Co., Ltd.
Client: Shanghai Xuhui Waterfront Development, Investment & Construction Co., Ltd.

AE interests: The building is shaped in an umbrella over hanged vaults, that creates different spaces where the exhibition takes place. It is made of in situ concrete and it is meant to create a series of overlapped spaces to let the exhibition flow, with a more regular reading from the outside.

Written by juanjosessala

November 14, 2019 at 2:31 pm

Posted in Built

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