Nanshan Marriage Registration Center

Shenzhen / China / 2011

Project Details

  • Year 2008
  • Work finished in 2011
  • Main structure Steel
  • Client Construction Bureau of Nanshan District
  • Contractor Shenzhen Decoration and Construction Industrial co.,Ltd
  • Plot (m²) 3002
  • Total area (m²) 977
  • Status Completed works
  • Type Town Halls /


In China, the image of marriage registration office is usually closely associated with government institutes. Moreover, registry office, as a part of the Civil Affairs Department, also connects marriage with the complicated and boring bureaucracy. Due to such bureaucratization of the process of marriage, the supposedly romantic and exciting moment of marriage registration turns into mechanized experience and formalism. Nanshan Wedding Center is a new architectural typology: on the one hand, the ...

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