gmp architekten: Changzhou Culture Center
1st prize design: Meinhard Von Gerkan and
Nikolaus Goetze with Magdalene Weiss
Chinese partner: Wei Wu
Competition team: Martin Friedrich, Sebastian Schmidt, Buhong Kong
Hamburg-based gmp architekten have produced the winning proposal for the “Changzhou Culture Center” in the newly developed center of Changzhou, China with a gross floor area of 365,000 square meters, complex. will host an art museum, science, and technology museum, and library with additional support facilities for the city’s Xinbei district. composed of six modules, the arced forms mimic cantilever bridges. an inviting environment of elaborate water features and landscaping surrounding the structure produce gathering points for visitors.