Cultural Center by West-Line Studio-Haobo Wei and Jingsong Xie

West-Line Studio-Haobo Wei and Jingsong Xie Spotlights The Shui Cultural Center Cultural Center

West-line Studio - Haobo Wei and Jingsong Xie, the project leader of the awarded design Shui Cultural Center - Cultural Center by West-line Studio - Haobo Wei and Jingsong Xie explicates, Located in China in Southern Guizhou Province, Shui Cultural Center is a gateway to Sandu County, the land of the Shui ethnic minority. West-line studio’s goal with this building was to turn the Shui’s ritual elements and atmosphere into a public space. A thin bronze skin creates a contrast with the heavy concrete structure, breaking the sunlight to create a dramatic effect once inside. After visitors pass the open water square the Cultural Center presents a succession of three spaces, strongly characterized by pitched roofs, which evoke the Shui’s mountain pictogram..

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