Chinese architect Ma Yansong is on a mission to transform urban living by making cities more green and human-centred

//Chinese architect Ma Yansong is on a mission to transform urban living by making cities more green and human-centred

Chinese architect Ma Yansong is on a mission to transform urban living by making cities more green and human-centred

It may be called the Cloudscape of Haikou, but let your imagination dive into the waters around it and the new library in Hainan’s capital could be a creature in repose from 20,000 leagues under the sea.Inspiration for the building, seemingly perforated at every angle by deep-set eyes, came not only from the oceans, but from another dimension. Its Beijing-based designer, Ma Yansong, founder of MAD Architects and one of the most avant-garde of his generation, says the library’s design was…

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