11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale,chinese pavilion-murmur






assistant: Wang Zhiqiang  Jiang Menglin  Han Man  Gao Qin  Liu Chang  Wang Yingzhe

This work consists of seven independent installations, each one can be divided into three parts:

the steel frame, the flash box, and the mechanical vehicle for movement.


The Steel frame: steel and wheel etc.

The flash box: aluminum and steel

The mechanical vehicle: steel, wheel, gear, chain, axletree etc.


the total dimension: 15.0m2.0m4.0m (LWH)

The dimension of each installation:

The triangle (sharp angle) part: 1.9m 1.9m 4.0m (LWH)

The swallow-tailed shape part: 3.9m 2.0m 4.0m (LWH)

The diamond part 1, 2, 3: 4.2m 1.3m 4.0m (LWH)

The triangle (right angle) part: 2.6m 1.3m 4.0m (LWH)

The hook shape part: 12.2m 2.0m 4.0m (LWH)

Murmur was designed from May 25 to June 17, 2008,

the construction began on June 18 and ended on July 1, 2008