26 Oct '16, 8am

Dragon-inspired dinosaur egg museum in China is built from bamboo and concrete

Dragon-inspired dinosaur egg museum in China is built from bamboo and concrete

is home to the world’s largest collection of fossilized dinosaur eggs, so it should be no surprise that the country has built the world’s largest dinosaur egg museum. Huazhong University of Science and Technology’s Baofeng Li, Jianmin Ding and Changshun Xu designed the museum to adapt to Hubei province’s mountainous terrain and the location of dinosaur eggs distributed over an area of 10 square kilometers. The building’s angular form was created to evoke the shape of a dragon, an image reinforced by its rough craggy skin made from cast-in-situ concrete molded over a

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