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Steven Holl Architects,Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, China

It was back in 2009 when we wrote a post about Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment and Development Co., Ltd (SSTEC), developing the first eco-business park of its kind in Tianjin Eco-City, China.

Today we run into this almost poetic project by the renown New York and Beijing based practice Steven Holl Architects.

Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl
Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl 
The Ecology and Planning Museums, are the first two buildings of the cultural district of Eco-City Tianjin.
Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl
Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl 
The Planning Museum is a "subtractive" space, while the Ecology Museum is an "additive" complement, a reversal of the space carved out from the Planning Museum. 

Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl
Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl 
Like the Chinese "Bau Gua" or "Yin Yang," these forms are in reverse relations.

Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl
Steven Holl Architects, Tianjin, Ecology and Planning Museums, Chine - Images by Steven Holl 
Looks like Future Architecture is here, ladies and G's!

Read more about Tianjin EcoCity - China


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