·China's most innovative new buildings – from MAD's horseshoe-shaped hotel on the edge of a lake to a contemporary renovation of a historic hutong in Beijing.
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Atelier Xi transforms abandoned house into library with curved concrete walls
Each of the buildings in the Miniature Series is constructed using in-situ cast concrete and features organic forms intended to evoke tree branches reaching towards the sky – like the Peach Hut community pavilion, based on the shapes of nearby peach trees.
MAD designs cloud-like Hainan Science and Technology Museum
Over half of the building's footprint will be dedicated to facilities above ground. The remaining 18,746 square metres of the building will be contained in the basement. Its main facilities will include permanent exhibition spaces as well as a planetarium, a theatre with a giant screen and a flying theatre – a type of simulator ride.