Text description provided by the architects. 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.
Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen
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Cite: "Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen" 28 Jan 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/47864/nanjing-performing-arts-center-preston-scott-cohen> ISSN 0719-8884