19 Oct '15, 2pm

China’s new Folk Art Museum is topped with repurposed roof tiles to filter natural light: Read the rest of Chi...

China’s new Folk Art Museum is topped with repurposed roof tiles to filter natural light: Read the rest of Chi...

has unveiled his latest project - The Folk Art Museum at the China Academy of Arts. Far from a pristine white cube, the sustainable culture shelter was designed to look like a small traditional village featuring interconnected gabled roofs. The sweetest detail, however, is the reuse of curved grey tiling discarded from local housing, which were implemented for the roofs and louvers that filter natural light.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/chinas-new-folk-art-museum-is-topped...

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