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China Museum Of The South China Sea

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Building: China Museum Of The South China Sea 
Location: Hainan, China
Architect: Architectural Design Research Institute of SCUT
Construction Consultant: Han Yong
Year: 2017
AE Interest: Museum built to represent a ship/big house/layer on waves on the sea. It has a fully covered double sloping roof with a tropical porch space to incorporate the building into its surrounding rustic and tropical beach area. There is a sea-view corridor parallel with the sea surface as an intermediary between the landscape and exhibition hall. 

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Written by Amy Yao

November 19, 2019 at 1:26 pm

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Jiangshan Martyrs Memorial Hall

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Building: Jiangshan Martyrs Memorial Hall
Location: Jiangshan City, China
Architect: UAD
Design Team: Changqing Ye, Guolei Shi
Year: 2018
AE Interest: The building consists of non-load-bearing walls with symmetrical layouts to give a solemn ambience to honor the martyrs. The orderly arrangement of the walls lead to interactions between light and shadows. It also incorporates green space. 

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Written by Amy Yao

November 19, 2019 at 1:26 pm

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Volleyball Arena of 2nd National Youth Games of China

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Building: Volleyball Arena of 2nd National Youth Games of China 
Location: Taiyuan, China
Architects: China Architecture Design & Research Group 
Year: 2019
Design and Engineer: CUI Kai
AE Interest: The top of the building has sloping roof with 12 arches, each of which has a rhombic side view. The building was cost effective, built with fair-faces concrete and red bricks that lowered cost and construction time but also conveyed simplicity. 

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Written by Amy Yao

November 19, 2019 at 1:26 pm

Posted in Built