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AD Round Up: Cultural Centers Part II

AD Round Up: Cultural Centers Part II
AD Round Up: Cultural Centers Part II

From England, Norway, Netherlands and China. Some great Cultural Centers have been featured in ArchDaily. In case you missed the first part, check it our right here.

Knut Hamsun Center / Steven Holl Architects This center dedicated to Hamsun is located above the Arctic Circle near village of Presteid of Hamarøy and the farm where the writer grew up. The museum will include exhibition areas, a library and reading room, a cafe and an auditorium. The concept for the museum is “building as a body” creating a battleground of invisible forces (read more…)

Jewish Community Center / Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands The 30,000 sqf JCC project will emphasize an arts and community center that aims to bring “light, life and activity back to the street.” Situated on a heavily trafficked road, the JCC will include a three story linear pavilion that will create a “landscaped piazza and relate to the Camden Arts Center’s gardens” opposite the site (read more…)

Xiaopu Culture Center / DnA Located on an irregular former industrial lot in the well known art village Songzhuang, Xiaopu Cultural Center is a multi-functional complex including exhibition galleries, five residency artist studios, exhibition workshop, art shop, and administration. The diverse programs are unified through a Tangram layout (read more…)

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De Oostvaarders / Drost + van Veen architecten Nature-education-centre “The Oostvaarders” is situated in a unique nature reserve in Europe: The Oostvaardersplassen in Almere, The Netherlands. The building is constructed at a junction of various landscapes with the different characters of land, water, forest and reed fields. To serve a wide audience there is an information (read more…)

Red Diamond / Chiasmus Partners Located in the historic DongCheng district of Beijing, the project calls for a conversion of old factory complex into a dance center with a performance hall, a practice hall and a saloon. With the intention to emphasize the public character of the new dance center, the concept was to make the courtyard an outdoor “theater” (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Cultural Centers Part II" 24 Nov 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/41754/ad-round-up-cultural-centers-part-ii/> ISSN 0719-8884
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