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Posts tagged as 'culture centre'

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (GR)

Photographer: © Michel Denancé

 

The Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre is located in Kallithea, 4 km south of central Athens. An important cultural and educational project, the site will comprise the National Library of Greece and the Greek National Opera in a 170,000 sq m landscaped park. Currently a parking lot left over from the 2004 Olympic Games, once the site of a racetrack, the project restore the site’s lost connections with the city and the sea. (text by Renzo Piano Building Workshop)

 

 

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Fri 20.5.

La 3 Del Senpa by LiquenLAV / Valentín Sanz (ES)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.05.2016 - Tagged as: ,

La 3 Del Senpa by LiquenLAV / Valentín Sanz, photo: © Luis Diaz Diaz

La 3 Del Senpa by LiquenLAV / Valentín Sanz, photo: © Luis Diaz Diaz

The proposed intervention by LiquenLAV/ Valentin Sanz is focused on the restoration of one of the units interior space reinforcing the sociocultural activities. The project is solved by a lamp, a tunnel and a wall, working with materials and forms, without looking to camouflage into the old building. (text by LiquenLAV / Valentín Sanz)

 

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Ama'r Children's Culture House by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, photo: Torben Eskerod

Ama’r Children’s Culture House by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, photo: Torben Eskerod

The Children’s Culture House designed by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter offers various play facilities and programmes for children of all ages. The interior is organised as a mountain village – providing a number of spatial experiences and fascinating visual links. (text by Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter)

 

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Espaço Cultural Porto Seguroto by São Paulo Arquitetura, photo: Fabio Hargesheimer / Teixeira Duarte

Espaço Cultural Porto Seguroto by São Paulo Arquitetura, photo: Fabio Hargesheimer / Teixeira Duarte

São Paulo Arquitetura designed an inviting entrance without physical barriers and with a welcoming character. The folds guide the route and encourage curiosity to discover a new space. An exposed concrete pure monolith gives life to the new cultural centre of the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. (text by São Paulo Arquitetura)

 

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Platform of Arts and Creativity by Pitagoras Arquitectos; photo courtesy of the architects

Platform of Arts and Creativity by Pitagoras Arquitectos; photo by Joao Morgado

Guimarães-based architectural practice Pitagoras Arquitectos have recently completed this striking Platform of Arts and Creativity for the 2012 Guimarães European Capital of Culture. Described by the architects as a ‘multifunctional space dedicated to artistic, economic, cultural and social activities within the scope of European Capital of Culture 2012′, the geometric, brass-clad building comprises an art centre, creative labs, temporary exhibition area, a multipurpose space for additional activities, performances and shows as well as workshops and workspaces aimed to ‘support emerging creativity.’ Watch the building come to live in the video by Archmov. (more…)

Mon 23.7.

Asakusa Culture and Tourism Centre by Kengo Kuma and Associates (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 23.07.2012 - Tagged as: , ,

Asakusa Culture and Tourism Centre by Kengo Kuma and Associates; photo by Takeshi Yamagishi

Tokyo-based Kengo Kuma and Associates architectural practice have recently completed this multilayered culture and tourism centre located in Asakusa district, Taitō, Tokyo. Realised as a mixed-use venue intended to ‘accommodate plural programs such as tourist information centre, conference room, multi-purpose hall and an exhibition space,’ the building is composed of eight separate layers which not only divide the structure but also determine the role of each floor. (more…)

Tue 3.1.

Tenerife Centre of Dramatic Arts by GPY Arquitectos (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 03.01.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

Tenerife Centre of Dramatic Arts by GPY Arquitectos; photo by Miguel de Guzmán

GPY Arquitectos, the Spanish architectural practice established by Juan Antonio González Pérez and Urbano Yanes Tuña have completed this multifunctional, concrete-and-wood art centre located on the biggest island of the Canary Islands, Tenerife. Featuring a striking, zigzagging ‘system of ramps that relate the different scenic spaces of the building’, the multi-storey building has been developed with the intention of providing ‘a platform, an urban stage with the city and landscape as backdrop,’ where ‘the action determines the space of representation.’ (more…)

Clyfford Still Museum by Allied Works Architecture Denver, Colorado, United States  photo by Jeremy Bittermann

Clyfford Still Museum by Allied Works Architecture - West Elevation; photo by Jeremy Bittermann

The New York-based practice Allied Works Architecture have recently realised this austere concrete museum building dedicated to the late American painter Clyfford Still. Completed earlier last month, the two-storey development houses 94 percent of the acclaimed Abstract Expressionist’s creative work which is displayed in museum’s nine light-filled galleries. Situated in the heart of Denver’s Arts District (near the Denver Art Museum by Gio Ponti and Daniel Libeskind, the Denver Public Library by Michael Graves, and the Colorado History Museum) Clyfford Still Museum totals 2650-square-meters and encompasses number of additional facilities such as a library, educational and archival resources, a conservation studio, and collection storage. (more…)