The Latest Exhibition at Aedes Showcases the Transformation of Stone Quarries into Cultural Infrastructure

© Wang Ziling,  DnA_Design and Architecture

© Wang Ziling, DnA_Design and Architecture

Aedes Architecture Forum recently inaugurated the “Jinyun Quarries – The Quarry as Stage” exhibition, which showcases the transformation of abandoned stone quarries in the Zhejiang Province, China, into a platform for cultural and social activities. Beijing architect Xu Tiantian and the team of DnA_Design and Architecture were tasked with developing a new public infrastructure inside nine of the mines in Jinyun County, thus opening up new economic perspectives for the local people. Running until May 5th, the exhibition highlights the extraordinary spatiality of the stone quarries while communicating the complexity of the structures through a series of models, plans and photographs of the interventions.

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