Strait Culture and Art Center
PrizeOfficial Selection in Build (architecture)
CompanyCHINA CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING DESIGN GROUP CO.,LTD.&PES-Architects Ltd.
ArtistZong Wu Xu&Pekka Salminen
Design TeamYu Hui Song,Yue Xing Tang,Martin Lukasczyk,Wei Xing Dong,Zong Rui Chen,Lin Li Lai ,Samuel Hsuan-yu Shih
The Straits Cultural Arts Center is a cultural complex consists of a multi-functional theater, opera house, concert hall, art museum, film center and central culture hall.
The design inspiration of this project comes from Jasmine.Jasmine is a world-famous symbol of Chinese culture and the city flower of Fuzhou.
The project uses traditional Chinese materials--ceramics and bamboo.Ceramics originated in China, and bamboo is the symbol of Chinese spirit and endowment.Furthermore,Fujian is the origin of ceramics and bamboo?
The project is the largest ceramic curtain wall building in the world.