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The Ningbo Museum

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The Ningbo Museum is one of the largest museums in China, construction of which was used innovative technologies of construction of buildings of this kind. The project of the Museum complex was designed and realized by the famous architect Wang Shu, who became the first citizen of China, put forward as a candidate for the prestigious Pritzker prize in 2012. The uniqueness of the concept, Wang Shu is that all the buildings of the Museum are made from environmentally friendly materials that are recycled brick and stone. The use of such technologies allowed the master to create 4 asymmetric buildings, United by a massive wooden platform. The basic idea of Wang Shu was to merge the historical spirit of the city with the dynamics of the modern world. It is worth noting that in 2009 the Museum building was awarded the highest architectural awards of China.

The construction of the buildings began in 2005, and in 2008 held the opening ceremony. The main exposition of the Museum is dedicated to historic relics collected in the territory in and around Ningbo. Among them: valuable collection of dishes, jade jewelry, silver jewelry and gold, samples of national clothes, ancient household items and weapons. In parallel with the regular tours once a week of exhibitions on contemporary art.

In the design of the Museum was considered such an important factor, as technical equipment. Thanks to modern technology the Museum has the opportunity to show visitors holographic images that recreate in bulk form artifacts of the past.