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I want to create a museum that can synthesize southern China’s rich diverse cultures Tadao Ando Architect PROJECT He Art Museum, China

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adao Ando has released

images of the He Art Museum in Shunde, southern China. The museum, which was

due to launch in March but

has had its opening postponed due

is round and divine and therefore many

"The stark changes of

civic and religious buildings should

light will create emotional

their design, Ando has created a circular

building, according to Ando

reflect the idea of the 'round sky' in

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ancient Chinese philosophy that the sky

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architecture. Taking inspiration from the

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philosophies and history, and Lingnan's

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Before coming up with his design,

Ando researched China's ancient

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contemporary international artworks.

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of modern Chinese artworks and

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culture, and will showcase a range

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dedicated to China's regional Lingnan

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local entrepreneur He Jianfeng. It is

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to the coronavirus, was founded by

atmospheres" in the

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CLADmag issue1 2020  

CLADmag issue1 2020