Slideshow: Hadid-designed art center in China underway

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Work is underway on the Zhuhai Jinwan Civic Art Center in Zhuhai, China. Designed by London- and Beijing-based architecture studio Zaha Hadid Architects, the layered, star-shaped center will be located in the city’s Western Ecological New Town and boast the studio’s well-known white, glass, and steel aesthetics. The center will be located within a human-made lake, and a four-lane road with two lanes in either direction will pass directly underneath it.

The center will contain four large, distinct cultural institutions

Balaji Hume pipes

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