ABOVE THE OLD DAY
Academic work of Museum design in old urban districts
2016.05 - 2016.07 SCUT
Academic work, Individual
Instructor: Pro. Zhou Yigang
Site: Liwan District, Guangzhou, China
Liwan was formerly a traditional community in Guangzhou province, however, Guangzhou province's extraordinary growth created a variety type of Morphology here. It just like that each period of evolution of GuangZhou City appears at the same time and space. In this design, a museum floats above the little old town is built and these valuable buildings which arouse the city memories will be the part of the exhibitions.
Looking up at the entrance of the streets and lanes, you will find the museum is like the ancient wood suspended in the ancient town, protecting the culture and history of Liwan with its own branches and leaves.
Looking out of the window, you will find the town and the museum itself become part of the exhibition. You can see the blend of new and old as well as the collision between the future and the present.