AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part VI

AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part VI

Art, music, movies, etc… All part of our sixth selection of previously featured cultural centers. Check them all after the break.

Fogo Island Long Studio / Saunders Architecture Fogo Island lies outside of Newfoundland, Canada and is home to a gentle, independent people who have lived for centuries between wind and waves in pursuit of fish. Fogo Islanders live in the untamed landscape of the North Atlantic. The people are subtle and unpretentious yet have seen their traditional way of life by threatened by forces largely beyond their control (read more…)

El Claustro Cultural Center / Eneseis Arquitectura Eneseis Arquitectura designed a cultural centre in the heart of the old town in the “El Claustro” square of San Nicolas Co-cathedral in Alicante, Spain. The strategic point in the center of social and cultural life provides a space for the public to find resources about the city, as well as be exposed to works of art in showrooms and ateliers (read more…)

Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jerome Robbins Theater / Wasa/Studio A The theater design involved a complete retrofitting of an existing theater within an arts complex located in Manhattan’s West side. The client’s goal was to create a high-tech performance space flexible enough in its design to accommodate dance, drama and musical events (read more…)

AD Classics: Kunsthal / OMA Arguably one of the most spatially innovative architects in the world, Rem Koolhaas, and his firm OMA, designed a cultural staple in the city of Rotterdam. Completed in 1992, the Kunsthal, in the Museumpark neighborhood of Rotterdam, is more of a cultural center that it is a museum (read more…)

Art Center In Beijing / Atelier 11 As a renovation project by the Chinese architecture studio Atelier 11, the Inside-out Art Center is part of a cultural industrial zone located in the west part of Beijing. With a total scale of 211,530 sqm, the zone includes studios for artists, lofts, office complex, and exhibition centers. The Art Center is the only construction built out of an existing structure in this real estate project (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part VI" 01 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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