MAD Unveils Design of Wood Sculpture Museum in China

12 January 2011 (Last Updated January 12th, 2011 18:30)

Beijing-based architectural practice MAD has unveiled design plans for a new museum dedicated to wood sculptures in Harbin, northern China. The 200m-long building will contain two museums, with the different exhibition spaces connected by an entrance lobby in the centre. Ins

Beijing-based architectural practice MAD has unveiled design plans for a new museum dedicated to wood sculptures in Harbin, northern China.

The 200m-long building will contain two museums, with the different exhibition spaces connected by an entrance lobby in the centre.

Inspired by the local winter landscape, the form of the structure is designed as like an icicle, with many skylights incorporated to flood the interior with daylight, according to archello.