AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part V

For today’s Round Up, we even have one of our finalists for the Building of the Year Awards! Our fifth selection of previously featured cultural centers after the break.

Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center / Cristian Fernandez Arquitectos, Lateral Arquitectura & Diseño We live in time where throwing things out is easier than to repair, adapt and implement value. However, the objects and buildings that surrounded us have a hidden history that is necessary to discover or rediscover if you will. The Diego Portales building (or what’s left of it) is an ideal example (read more…)

Malmö Cultural Centre / Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won the competition to design a 54,000m2 concert, congress and hotel complex in Malmö, Sweden. The competition, where Snøhetta, Baumschlager Eberle and Daniel Libeskind participated, also included the development of additionally 35,000m2 for housing and commercial use (read more…)

Cultural Centre / RMDM Architectes This building is composed of two entitites linked by a common lobby: a library (rehabilitation) and a multi-activities center (construction). A mixed program served in an architectural design, where a game of simple and readable volumes, each incorporating a functional cluster, is differentiated by material processing (read more…)

Kring Kumho Culture Complex / Unsangdong Architects We, Unsangdong Architects, are proposing a rather unfamiliar approach to architecture, , which was exemplified in Kring_Kumho Compound Culture Space. Brand strategy, once used to be employed only by profit organizations as a means to create monetary assets, has evolved endlessly to reborn (read more…)

Cultural Center Bafile / Studio Macola Since the 1930s, the former school “Bafile” has played a central role in the modernization of Caorle’s suburbs. Besides providing essential services, the school complex has shaped decisively the surrounding landscape, dictating and orienting the pace of urban expansion over several decades (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part V" 04 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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