The main objective has been to transform an inward-looking, utilitarian warehouse into a state-of-the-art, carbon neutral facility which places the user and the visitor at the centre of the operations and experience of the building.
Pyeongchang Knowledge Hub
AIDIA STUDIO in collaboration with ArchiWorkshop
Pyeongchang, South Korea
MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has announced the opening of the Cloudscape of Haikou on the southern tip of China. A unique urban public and cultural space for citizens and visitors to Haikou, this flowing, sculptural concrete form was named as one of the “most anticipated architecture projects of 2021” by The Times of London.
The Cloudscape of Haikou
Haikou, Hainan Province, China
Arch-Exist, CreatAR Images, Aogvision
Manuel Monteserin: A library that looks to the future by learning from tradition. This project seeks to maintain a balance between the traditional use of a library and the new uses demanded by contemporary citizens.
Songdo, South Korea
aoe: The concept of this library starts from understanding the true nature of this library that it will not only be as a landmark in a city, but the importance of its publicity that connects with their local citizens and tourists. Therefore, two key spaces were carved out to create a Reading Hall (towards the south-facing natural view) and a Commun...
The Library of SONGDO International City
# 115-2, Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon (in Songdo International City)
Led by Ma Yansong, MAD Architects releases the design of the Wormhole Library, which sits on the coast in Haikou, Hainan Province in China.
The sensuously curved pavilion appears to be a “wormhole” that transcends time and space. It serves as a multi-functional building that allows visitors to re...