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in beijing, this sculptural concrete facade hides a portrait of chairman mao

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in beijing, this sculptural concrete facade hides a portrait of chairman mao

january 8, 2018photography by xia zhiantistatics architecture have created a unique and sculptural facade for a building in beijing, china, that has a somewhat hidden portrait of chairman mao within it. the sculptural facade is located in a hutong alley that’s adjacent to the people’s art house print shop, that was once one of the primary producers of the chairman’s now iconic image.the concept for the experimental facade, which is made from concrete, combines the portrait, the history of the area and the element of a flowing fabric.the portrait was digitized and using computerized algorithms, the portrait is concealed within the design of the panels. each panel was then cast as a single unit from large cnc milled molds.photograph...