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Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen

  • 00:00 - 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 m2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

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.

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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
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