The award was announced in the category Architecture with the distinction ‘Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture – Selection.’
Originally built in 1982, CLOU architects repurpose and transform this industrial boiler room into a public gallery in Taiyuan, China. In 2016, the building was stripped of its original structure and was finally converted into a showroom. Additionally, the 2000 sqm building includes a library, reading room, conference centre and a café, making it a target for all audiences.
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