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Yiwu Grand Theater – Yiwu, Zhejiang, China

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Location: Dongyang River, Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, China
Architect: MAD Architects

AE Interests:
“Floats” on Dongyang River as a Chinese junk. Envisioned as a community space with many entrances and incorporated green space. Passive solar design uses translucent glass facade as warming “greenhouse” in the winter, allows airflow and ventilation in the summer. Includes two theaters that seat 1600 and 1200 respectively, and a conference center that seats 2000. Seats Construction will begin in 2020.

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Written by Cypress Lefebre

November 19, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Posted in Built

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