Gallery: 10 Design’s Hong Kong Planning Museum is Covered in Pollution-...


Hong Kong-based architectural firm 10 Design recently unveiled their design for a landmark green urban planning museum in northeast China that will set the standard for a citywide overhaul. The master plan will later include a library, scientific center, and a teenage recreation hall – and each building will showcase the latest in sustainable technology and design. Located at the heart of the main governmental district, the planning museum features a smoothly sculpted facade that reflects the surrounding city and landscape. Inspired by nautical elements in the coastal town, the building’s curved swooping roof and twisting facade resemble a crashing wave (or even a large whale), and the museum’s photovoltaic cell-powered UV lights glow aquamarine at night.

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