Yue Ware Museum in Shanglin Lake
National Archaeological Park
Cixi, China_慈溪, 中国
Yue Ware Museum is located on the south bank of Shanglin lake, as the major exhibition space and research facility in this national Archaelogical Park. The form follows the topography of existing site, built a metaphorical connection with those dragon kilns, a traditional Chinese form of kiln used for thousands of years around this region. The geometrical slope roof is articulated to respond local architecture typology. A continuous public space is created above a series of exhibition space and beneath the covering, open to the surrounding nature. The roof produced an elevational effect inside to direct views from those geometrical sequence associated with top and bottom.