National Sonic Archives of China

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    Section through building.
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    Building plan.
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    Building sections.
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    Interior render view.
    Interior view
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    Interior render view.
    Interior View
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Jie Yu Wang
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The archive is designed to gather and promote primary source materials to improve literacy skills and critical thinking to engage the public in discussion and the development of individual thought. Create thoughts based upon unaltered machine recorded sounds as well as bring accountability and transparency not only to the individual but also to the state. This building is intending to help the individual conclude their own decisions on the state of the world and it’s events. Who did it? What are the results? Showing facts of the situation without the impression from the state or other state governed individuals.

“The modern history of forensics is of course the history of techniques by which states police individuals. It includes the physiognomic techniques of the nineteenth century and the digital eavesdropping of yesterday. We were on the other hand committed to the possibilities of reversing the forensic gaze, to ways of turning forensics into a counter-hegemonic practice able to invert the relation between individuals and states, to challenge and resist state and corporate violence and the tyranny of their truth.”

--Weizman Forensis 2014 Introduction