MVRDV builds Beijing shopping centre covered in shimmering ceramic tiles

The KWG M Cube shopping centre in Beijing, designed by MVRDV, is covered in hand-glazed iridescent ceramic tiles that change colour in different lights.

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV devised the subtle yet eye-catching rainbow facade for the multi-faceted mall to be a happy middle ground between the developer KWG Group Holdings’ wish for a building that would stand out, and the city government’s caveat that it suit its surrounding.

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