1911 Revolution Museum by CADI

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Jun 2014 10:59 am | Museums

The 1911 Revolution Museum located in Shouyi, Wuchang, Hubei, China was built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1911 revolution and it was created by the CADI architectural practice to the south side of a square which also contains the former Wuchang Uprising Military Government, the Bronze Statue of Sun Yat-sen, the Commandeer Title Granting Monument and the Martyrs Memorial Archway.

The museum is comprised of five exhibition halls and a multi-functional exhibition area connected through a lobby and there are also functions for display, the collection of cultural relics, publicity, education and research.

The main exhibits are The history of the Revolution of 1911 – The Foundation of the Republic which is comprised of five parts taking the visitors from the late Qing Dynasty, to the Establishment of the Republic through 428 pieces, 694 historic photos and 20 multimedia exhibits.

The triangular shape corresponds to the spirit of the revolution and the connectivity inside was designed to allow the extension and access to the southern and northern axis, while the folded plates and steel frame ensure a unified form and structure.

 

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