Project Applications

Ordos Museum


Ordos, China


Ordos Municipial Government

General Contractor



MAD Architects

Engineering Consultant

China Institute of Building Standard Design & Research

Construction Period

2005 - 2011

Type of Project

Museum Building

Size of Structure

40m Height

Main features used in this application Linear static analysis with finite elements Irregular geometry generation & auto-mesh with midas FX+

Description on this project

The museum’s construction was started in 2008 and completed in 2011. The building is wrapped in polished metal louvers to reflect and dissolve the planned surroundings while filtering solar gain and introducing natural ventilation. The interior is divided into several exhibition halls opening onto a shared public space that runs through the building. The extensive roof glazing introduces cascading into this environment, which is then channeled through the building by the luminescent walls.



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Project Contact China Institute of Building Standard Design & Research
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    No. 2, Interwest Building, 9 Shou Ti South Road Haidian District Beijing, 11, 100048, China

  • Introduction

    The firm was founded in 1956. It was formerly known as the Ministry of Construction directly under the institutions - Building Standards Design Institute but was transformed into a central science and technology enterprise. Now, it’s under the China Construction Technology Group.

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