Science and Technology Museum Xingtai

Science and Technology Museum Xingtai


Xingtai, China

City of Xingtai


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New science and technology museum for Xingtai

The flowing building represents the dynamic approach of the scientific development in China.

The aim of the project is to emphasise Xingtai’s role as a scientific and technological hotspot in the province of Hebei. Building up on Xingtais history of astronomers, engineers and other scientists, the project reflects past, current and future approaches of cutting edge economic, ecologic and building technologies. The building will be designed with new structural concepts, hosting plus energy systems and will display the rich Chinese traditional culture, showcasing scientific and technological achievements the city, the province and China has offer.



  • 2019


    1st prize


  • 69,400m² Site Area
  • 55,000m² Gross Floor Area
  • 40m Building Height
  • 120x160m Building Dimensions



Planning: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU – Wolf D. Prix & Partner ZT GmbH
Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
Partner: Markus Prossnigg
Project Lead: Alexander Ott, Benjamin Schmidt
Project Coordination: Lei Feng
Project Team: Yichen Lu, Shir Katz, Leonard Kern, Diana Kalimullina, Harry Varnavas, Daniel Bolojan, Paul Biernat
Model Building: : Nam La Chi, Irem Coskun, Christos Grapas, Thanasis Farangas,     
Zarah-Fey La
3D Visualization: Constantin Papachrisotpoulos, Tudor Sabau
Animation: Jan Rancke
Graphic Design: Johannes Qiu

Structural Engineering: B+G Ingenieure, Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Air Quality Consultant: GmbH, Linz, Austria
ATMOS Aerosol Research
Energy Design: Energy Design Cody Consulting GmbH, Graz, Austria,

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