Duao Art Museum by Progetto CMR is officially completed

Duao Art Museum, a cultural project designed by Progetto CMR, is officially completed and will put into use by the end of July, 2016. Defined as a place generating creativity and culture, Duao Art Museum will be primarily used as a space for personal collection and artists exchange as well as the place for annual theme collection and art exhibitions of high level.

Progetto CMR is in charge of the architectural design and interior design of the project, which holds a total of 2,700 sqm built area. After nearly one year of design and construction work, this museum of simplicity and modernity will start its art journey soon.

Duao Art Museum is situated in a small village in the beautiful mountain areas of Ningbo, Zhejiang province. The space was originally used as the army’s granary to store food, after being acquired by HKE Group, it is planned to become a place to store art – the food for mind.

Given its location and surrounding context, the project aims at creating a strong relationship between the artificial building and nature, as well as preserving the historical relics and local culture.

The building is designed to have 7 wings, connected by a central area. From the center, the wings spread out towards different directions based on the analysis of the surrounding landscape, each view is different. Moreover the building is arranged into 3 floors, and each floor has its own function. The interaction between the building and the surrounding environment makes it an intimate place for artists to find inspiration, and a container of art and local culture.