The Architect’s studio Wang Shu

THE ARCHITECT’S STUDIO WANG SHUImage courtesy of Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

The Architect’s studio Wang Shu

The Architect’s Studio is a new series of Louisiana exhibitions focusing on a new generation of pace-setting and prize-winning architects. The series intends to show developments among contemporary architects whose sustainable and socially aware practices take on the challenges of globalization. The first exhibition of this series focuses on Chinese architect Wang Shu.

 

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Wang Shu was awarded the most distinguished architectural honor, the Pritzker Prize, in 2012 for his ability to create architecture, “opens new horizons while at the same time resonates with place and memory.” The prize jury noted, that his buildings have the unique ability to evoke the past, without making direct references to history, and that his architecture is exemplary in its strong sense of cultural continuity and re-invigorated tradition.

 

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The specific design of the exhibition is being created in collaboration with Amateur Architecture, and besides presenting selected projects will include a more general introduction to traditional Chinese culture and philosophy as declared sources of inspiration for Wang Shu. In addition Amateur Architecture’s installation At The Parallel Scene from the 2016 Venice Biennale will form part of the exhibition.

 

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,  Louisiana
From February 9  to  30 April, 2017

 

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