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  7. Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen

Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen

  • 01:00 - 28 January, 2010
Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen
Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen, © Iwan Baan
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Nanjing, China
  • Design Architect

    Institute of Architectural Design and Planning with Atelier Zhang Lei (Chinese architect of record)
  • Client

    Nanjing University
  • Budget

    RMB 3,000/sqm
  • Area

    16000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. Located centrally in the new Nanjing University Campus in Xianlin, this building aims to offer a singular expression of the dialogue between two opposing paradigmatic forms of symbolic significance: a curving roof that appears to be related to the landscape of the larger campus context, and a tower which acts as a beacon and observation point. The design exploits the techniques and economy of local construction practices as a means to develop an exceptional form. The interior follows an exceedingly compact plan of different types and sizes of rooms and auditoriums.

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