2012 Guangzhou, China
Plastic Museum 1
Project: arch. Joseph di Pasquale; Design development: AMLAB Joseph di Pasquale, Krasimira Georgieva, Matteo Ranghetti, Alessandro Tonassi; strutture: Ing. Francesco Iorio
The Plastic Museum of Guangzhou is a point of reference for the culture of plastics in the world.
The project is built around the concept of a spiral ramp that becomes exhibition and connection between the different environments.
The building consists of four pavilions connected by a spiral exhibition houses several spaces dedicated to the world of plastic exhibition where you can trace the history of plastic educational areas in which to learn the properties of plastics; rooms dedicated dedicated to world of design.
In addition to supporting activities (restaurant, café, bookshop, plastic shop, ...) The complex houses the Western Exchange Center, a place for discussion and innovation, which are placed auditorium, meeting areas, function rooms for conferences and performances.
The building, which is close to the GDPE Landmark Building, is designed to meet high standards of environmental quality and comfort thanks to a careful study on the integration of plastics in the production of building elements.