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White Gallery / [SHIFT] Process Practice

White Gallery / [SHIFT] Process Practice

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Tehran, Iran
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  726
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs Photographs:  Ali Daghigh
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: APAME, Namachin Esfahan, Noorsa
  • Client:Farid Akhavi
  • Project Manager:Nazanin Javaheri
  • Presentation & Graphic Associates:Naghmeh Asadbeigi, Mahta Aminali, Mohammad Hasan Tavangar, Amir Fallahi
  • Physical Model Associate:Shervin Daneshi, Momen Faghihi
  • Construction:[SHIFT] Process Practice
  • Construction Associate:Homayoun Homavandi
  • Steel Works Engineering:Hesamodin Raoufpanah
  • Structural Consultant:Pedram Mosahebi Mohammadi
  • Mechanical Consultant:Pedram Mosahebi Mohammadi
  • Electrical Consultant:Vahid Ghasemi, Reza Nazari
  • Bms Consultant:Hooshmand Ava Co.
  • Architects In Charge:Rambod Eilkhani, Nashid Nabian
  • Team:Rambod Eilkhani, Nashid Nabian, Ehsan Karimi, Parnian Ghaemi, Dorna Mesrzadeh
  • City:Tehran
  • Country:Iran
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© Ali Daghigh
© Ali Daghigh

Text description provided by the architects. The White Gallery is an architectural exercise in realigning the potentials and limitations of "in-fill" typology when it comes to creating a performative space for exhibition of art work.

© Ali Daghigh
© Ali Daghigh

The explicit and deliberate difference, in both figuration and configuration of the interior and exterior of the project, highlights the challenges to be faced in juxtaposition of the duo of typology and program.

© Ali Daghigh
© Ali Daghigh

The project is simultaneously extroverted and introverted:

From within, the space is organized around the core idea of maximized sectional continuity. The continuum reaches outward while being maintained inside. Spacio- sectional porosity allows for layering of the perspectival views it offers the spectator.

© Ali Daghigh
© Ali Daghigh

From the outside and at first glance, the project is conceived and meant to be perceived as an autonomous and solid object and a composition of abstracted Euclidean forms with an utmost level of opacity. This is in line with the dense morphology of the surrounding residential context.

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Just like a " Cabinet de curiosities" the historic predecessor of museums and galleries, the White Gallery appears as a puzzling representational space, not to be decoded unless one enters its space of representation…

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Product Description. For the facade of the building we decided to go for a white modular material to emphasize on the abstractness of the platonic forms of the project. Hence, the white industrially produced bricks of Namachin Esfahan were chosen. 

© Ali Daghigh
© Ali Daghigh

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Address:Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran

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Cite: "White Gallery / [SHIFT] Process Practice" 12 Jan 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/802983/white-gallery-shift-process-practice> ISSN 0719-8884
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