Clock Museum Of the Cultural Revolution / Jiakun Architects

  • 27 Apr 2013
  • Cultural Selected Works
© Bi Kejian

Architects: Jiakun Architects
Location: Dayi, Sichuan
Principal Architect: Liu Jiakun
Design Team: Yang Ying, Song Chunlai
Area: 3885.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Bi Kejian, Iwan Baan

The museum is sited in an abandoned site within the commercial heart, and the design concept was inspired by the relationship between culture and economy.

© Bi Kejian

The busy chaotic exterior bustle hightens the tranquility of the interior exhibiton spaces akin to the contrast between the corporate landscape of today and the cultural artifacts from the past. This contrast is similar to the experience one gets when stepping into a temple from a busy street.

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