Images of Ryue Nishizawa’s Jining Art Museum Showcase The Organic Shapes Inhabiting the Landscape


© Paulo dos Sousa

© Paulo dos Sousa

The Jining Art Museum, designed by Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa in China’s Shandong province, merges architecture and landscape across three structures unified by a distinctive architectural language. Images by photographer Paulo dos Sousa showcases how the museum relates with the adjacent lake and the surrounding greenery while also highlighting how the main architectural gesture of the organically shaped roof creates a series of intermediary spaces that expand the museum’s activities outwards into the environment.

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