Majiayao Runis Observatory was featured in GA DOCUMENT
The ongoing project Majiayao Runis Observatory was featured in GA DOCUMENT, a series of books published by Global Architecture, an international famous architecture book publisher. It was also invited to participate in exhibition INTERNATIONAL 2021 held at GA gallery in Tokyo, Japan. The annual exhibition to predict an architectural design trend of the world. This exhibition featured 36 architectural office and the latest news of their on-going projects through poster, models and some of movies.
Majiayao ruins are located in Lintao County, Gansu Province, at the intersection of Taohe River and its tributary Bamayu canyon. It belongs to the ancient settlement site from Neolithic Age to Bronze Age. Our design concept originates from the perception of the natural geological characteristics of Lintao County in Northwest China and the survival wisdom of our ancestors. It is also a regional practice to explore the regional climate and cultural roots. Concealment is the attitude of the architectural intervention in a specific context with controls, and cave is the metaphor of the architectural expression of prehistoric survival wisdom.
Exhibition date: 17 July 2021-12 September 2021
Opening time: 12:00-18:30
Address: 3-12-14 Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0051, Japan
For more information, please check out: https://www.ga-ada.co.jp/english/ga_document/gad157.html