A Symphony of Architecture: The Piano and Violin Building in China

The Piano and Violin building, built in 2007, serves as a showroom for displaying plans for the newly created district of Shannan in Huainan City, China. The transparent Violin section houses escalators and staircases, while the main Piano building displays various plans and development prospects for the area. The building was designed by Hefei University of Technology and built to a scale of 50:1.

Its unique shape has made it a popular tourist destination, with many newlyweds taking photos in front of it. The locals have affectionately referred to it as “the most romantic building in China.”

The Piano and Violin building is not only a popular tourist destination but also a testament to the innovative and creative architectural design in China. The building’s design is not only unique but also functional, providing visitors with easy access to the main piano building while showcasing the development prospects of the new district in Shannan.

Visitors can take guided tours of the building and learn more about its design and the plans for the new district. The building also offers a great view of the surrounding area, with the transparent violin section providing a panoramic view of the city.

The Piano and Violin building is a must-see for anyone interested in architecture and design, and it’s a perfect spot for photography lovers and newlyweds looking for a unique backdrop for their wedding photos.


Sources: windoworld.ru, dalje.com, armchairtravelogue/blogspot.com, Panoramio/Deep Blue Photography, Panoramio/bg6agy

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