Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Museum of Comic and art in China

Architectural office MVRDV won the design competition of Chinese comics and animation museum in Hangzhou. The building is a recognizable element of the comic - a white "cloud" with the text. More precisely, eight such "clouds". They can be projected text and images. In one of the "clouds" located lobby, in the other - the permanent exhibition halls and temporary exhibitions, cinemas, educational center and a library of comic books. The total area of ​​the museum will be 30,000 square meters. m
The Museum will be part of the Center of comics and animation. Around the museum building will be located park. In addition the Center will include expo center, which will be an annual international festival of comics and animation. In addition to the park and the exhibition center at the Center will house offices, a hotel and conference center.