Unusual Architecture + [Cultural Center]

Jinan, Sciantung, Cina: [JINAN CULTURAL CENTRE BY AS ARCHITECTURE]
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

The Cultural Centre is sutated at the heart of the new city built around the high-speed train station located west of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province.

Jinan Cultural Cente by AS architecture

This city is Shanding’s political, commercial, financial, technological and cultural centre. The project is located in the Western Station district, which has become very popular due to the Olympic Games.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

Lashan river constitutes an essential landscape element within this area. The area is made up of three big elements, which are separated by two main roads.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

The theatre is located at the south, whereas the exhibition centre is located at the west. The project therefore proposes a wide square at the south-west, thus enhancing the site entry.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

This «unifiying» building emphasizes the site’s assets and creates a new image for Jinan city. Architectural form of "Luo Yun Quan" design concept, architectural ups and downs, full of tension, fully embodies the capital Springs profound historical heritage and culture.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

This complex is comprised of three major public buildings: the Visual Arts centre, the library and the performing arts centre featuring a &000 seat auditorium connected to the folk associations' house and to rehearsal studios for opera, theatre, folk dance, acrobats and orchestra companies.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

This huge cultural complex also features a 2000-space parking lot, a shopping centre and a tower boasting a hotel and offices. The whole complex is designed around a plaza evisioned as one of the new city's living centres.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

This crystal-cut architecture is brought together by a giant aluminum canopy with a random perforation modulated by the use of premises located at the back. This composition creates a laced pattern in the sky of Jinan.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

The variations the outer skin of the building were generated through parametric modules, with a design inspiration taken from the spring pattern pixelated photo processing. Openings in these panels are positioned to maximize the building’s natural lighting and shading capabilities.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

The main building includes an art gallery, a library, a public art gallery and ancillary buildings; two public and ancillary facilities, including conferences, exhibitions, training centers, youth experience center, bookstore and business functions.

Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture
Jinan Cultural Centre by AS architecture

Location: Jinan, Shandong, China Architects: AS architecture studio Structure: MAP3 Lighting: 8'18'' Library Design Consultancy: Roux Rouillet Stage Acoustics Professionals: the Radio and Television Broadcasting, Film and Television Design and Research Institute Construction: Construction Investment Co., Jinan City West Area: 38,000 sqm Year: 2013 Client: Jinan West Zone Construction Investment Co. Photo: Yves Chan You, Brando Posocco