Light-filled Shenzhen Art Museum and Library protects against solar heat gain
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The Shenzhen Art Museum and Library complex comprise two glass-covered cubic structures centered on a public plaza. The 160,000-square-foot museum includes four aboveground terraced floors and a roof that extends over 200 feet beyond the entrance towards the adjacent library. The library is composed of a four-story reading room accompanied with 1,000 desks arranged around a central atrium and illuminated by an abundance of natural light. An underground archive is located within the 20-foot-tall stone...