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Sutherland Hussey completes Iron Age museum in China

[First look + plans + data] Edinburgh-based Sutherland Hussey has taken the wraps of its 4,710m² Jade Museum in Chaoyang in China Liaoning Province

The £3.5 million archaeological museum encloses a large circular burial chamber at the centre of the 5,500-year old Niuheliang settlement.

UNESCO is now considering naming the Iron Age find a World Heritage site.

Sutherland Hussey's Jade Museum in Chaoyang in China Liaoning Province

Source: Li Songjuan

Sutherland Hussey’s Jade Museum in Chaoyang in China Liaoning Province

Project data

Architects: Sutherland Hussey Architects Edinburgh / Pansoloution International design Beijing
Location:
Chaoyang, Liaoning Province, China
Type Of Project: Archaelogical Museum
Structural Engineers:  Tsighua Design Architectural Institute and Mr Ge of CAPDI
Project Directors: C Sutherland SHA  Dr Hu Lin, Pansoloution Beijing
Design Team:   TBC
Client: Chaoyang Cultural Beaureau
Funding:  National Culture Beaureau
Tender date:  TBC
Start on site date:   March 2011
Contract duration:   24 months
Gross internal floor area: 4710sqm
Form of contract and/or procurement: TBC
Total cost:   £3.5million (35M RMB)
M&e consultant: Tsighua Design Architectural Institute
Quantity surveyor:  Tsighua Design Architectural Institute
Planning supervisor: TBC
Lighting consultant: Tsighua Design Architectural Institute
Main contractor:  TBC
Selected subcontractors and suppliers:  Copper supplied by KME Asia
Annual co2 emissions: N/A unheated space (only lighting load)

Sutherland Hussey's Jade Museum in Chaoyang in China Liaoning Province

Sutherland Hussey’s Jade Museum in Chaoyang in China Liaoning Province

 

 

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