Museum with 199 pines

Shanghai Vermilion Zhou Design Group Bureau has completed the Beijing Sound Museum. Its feature is a thoughtful surrounding landscape with 199 pine trees, which rhythmically complement modern architecture.

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The total area of ​​the museum area is 22,000 square meters. meters, a complex of buildings mastered 2200 of them, the rest - the park.

The purpose of the owner was to adapt the private art space for public use. Therefore, the entire decor was removed, pines planted, wooden buildings became pavilions, and the main building of the museum acquired a white modernist color and new contours.

The authors believe that the pure geometric shape is the most objective expression of Western logical thinking.

They connected with new corridors and passages structures of different geometry, creating a dialogue between them and complicated the vertical circulation of volumes, giving more options for space.

The Museum of Sound is a private art museum. This is a kind of "art container" in which "art" is the foundation, and the architecture serves as an addition. The architects quote the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, who said: "do not interfere from the outside into the inner." In the future, the same “art container” techniques can be easily duplicated elsewhere, they say.

Such architecture allows you to harmoniously demonstrate any contemporary art, without arguing with it. The courtyard, surrounded by pine trees, serves as a kind of lively decoration, adding to the construction of meaning, both internal and external.