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The new Sea World Culture and Arts Center, China's "first major design museum" is nearing completion and Design Society has recently released some photos. The upcoming launch is the result of an important pioneering international partnership between leading state-owned company China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the world's leading museum of art and design based in South Kensington, London. More on that here.


Sea World Culture and Arts Center by in Shekou, Shenzhen, China by Fumihiko Maki


It is designed by Award-Winning Japanese Modernist Master Architect Fumihiko Maki, 88, who has two master degrees (Master of architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and a Master’s degree from the Design School of Harvard University) and has won the UIA award, which is known as the Nobel Prize for the architectural community and the Pritzker Architecture Prize of the United States. 


Sea World Culture and Arts Center by in Shekou, Shenzhen, China by Fumihiko Maki


With six floors and a 26,161.61 m2 floor area, the Sea World Culture and Arts Center is expecting to open its doors in December 2017.


Watch this video below for a preview of what we can expect.


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