NAX contact architects - details

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company:   KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten International
title:   Herrn
Prename:   Thomas
Name:   Busse
address:   Unit 1001, Tower B, Landmark Tower 8, North Dongsanhuan Road Chaoyang District
city:   100004 Peking
country:   China, Volksrepublik
telephone:   +86(0)10.65 90-78 70
e-mail:   t.busse@f.ksp-architekten.de
website:   www.ksp-architekten.de
contact - country:   China, Volksrepublik
 
project 1:   National Library of China, Beijing
year of constr. 1:   2008
comment 1:   The National Library of China in Beijing is the world’s third largest library and has room for 12 million books. The individual sections of the building combine tradition with innovation. A pedestal building housing the collection of historical written documents, the “Siku Quanshu” (Complete Library of the Four Branches of Literature) , forms the base of the new 27-meter-high library. The glass section between the pedestal and the roof stands for the present and the passing on of the historical legacy. The library is crowned by a hovering roof structure, which houses the large reading room with approx. 2,000 seats and the digital library.
 
project 2:   Jiangsu Province Art Museum, Nanjing
year of constr. 2:   2010
comment 2:   Located in the cultural center of Nanjing, the new Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum is one of the most important exhibition buildings in southeast China. The two intertwined edifices create an interstice which ,as the entrance hall is publicly accessible and, between towering natural stone walls, is lit solely from above. The for the most part sealed travertine stone facade with slender, vertical window slits emphasizes the overall monolithic impression the exhibition building makes.
 
project 3:   Tianjin Sports Arena, Tianjin
year of constr. 3:   2010
comment 3:   Tianjin Sports Arena is a venue for university and national sporting events and has room for approx. 5,000 spectators. The 120-meter long and 58-meter wide building is located in the northeast of Tianjin University campus. It stands out in particular for its translucent gold-colored sheath of perforated, diamond-shaped steel panels, and its dynamic, asymmetrical shape.
 
project 4:   Art Museum, Tianjin
year of constr. 4:   2012
comment 4:   The new Art Museum forms part of the urban development project for a 90-hectare cultural and recreational site in Tianjin, China. The gallery has space for temporary exhibitions and rooms for four permanent exhibitions, namely on Chinese calligraphy, Western art, sculpture, and Modern art. The front of the stone cube with precise indentations and main entrance opens on to the nearby lake. This way, natural and cultural space unite to create an overall experience.