Submitted by Marco Casagrande

8 artsy reasons to go to Shenzhen

China Architecture News - Jan 05, 2010 - 20:35   5843 views

CNN: The Bug Dome. Taiwan-based architects Hsieh Ying-chun, Roan Ching-yue and Marco Casagrande used materials scavenged from the construction site of Shenzhens future contemporary arts museum to make this insect-inspired cocoon. Its a surreal, soothing structure filled with bamboo chairs and a small stage that is used for poetry readings and performances. Its especially memorable on a clear day, when rays of sun shine through the cracks in the domes bamboo shell.