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Datong

Yungang Grottoes Museum in Datong / Do Union Architecture

00:00 - 16 March, 2012
Yungang Grottoes Museum in Datong / Do Union Architecture

Yungang Grottoes Museum in Datong / Do Union Architecture Yungang Grottoes Museum in Datong / Do Union Architecture + 6

  • Architects

  • Location

    Datong, Shanxi, China
  • Project Architect

    Dapeng Cheng
  • Materials/Products

    VMZINC
  • Area

    9939.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2011

Datong Twin Towers / Plasma Studio

21:00 - 28 July, 2010
© Plasma Studio
© Plasma Studio

Plasma Studio’s newest project in China, a bold angular set of towers, speaks to the firm’s geometric obsession.  The project was recently awarded first prize in an invited competition in Datong, Shanxi province. The mix-use complex, measuring of 70,000 m2, will include a hotel in one tower and offices in the other. Running along a highly trafficked street, the towers create a strong presence along the streetscape and are pulled away just enough from the site’s edge to provide places for pedestrians and greenery.

More about the awarded project after the break.