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Canteen and Locker& Shower of Sarmad Iron and Steel Co / Makanpaydar Consulting Company

  • 21:00 - 25 January, 2019
  • Curated by María Francisca González
Canteen and Locker& Shower of Sarmad Iron and Steel Co / Makanpaydar Consulting Company
© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

© Hamidreza Bani © Hamidreza Bani © Hamidreza Bani © Hamidreza Bani + 25

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

Text description provided by the architects. Canteen, locker and shower buildings of Sarmad (Abarkooh) Iron and Steel Industries Company, with a total built area of 1,650m2 is located in Abarkooh, in a distance of 150km from Yazd.

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

In the master plan of the company site, these two buildings were located next to the office building, which was designed and built earlier, to make the service complex. Therefore the new buildings were designed based on the existing office building in order to maintain the harmony of colors, forms and materials in the complex.

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani
Ground Floor plan
Ground Floor plan
© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

The principles of Iranian architecture and use of the local ornaments and motifs are taken into consideration in design of this building. In the dining building, the entrance, as an iconic element, is designed like an incomplete cylinder corresponding to the cylindrical form of the office building, located in the opposite side. This form also conveys an inviting sense to the audience. The hierarchy, as a principle of Iranian architecture is developed from the entrance to the main hall, consisting of 7 stages as follows:

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

  1. Stairs (Porch)

  2. Entrance Corridor

  3. Division Area

  4. Cleaning (Purification) Area

  5. Corridor

  6. Food Delivery Counter

  7. Main Hall

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

Considering the function of the building, the entrance shower and locker area is designed in a way that in addition to maintaining the harmony with the adjacent buildings, allows no direct sight to the locker area. Accordingly, a complete cylindrical form and an incomplete one are used inversely in the design. Hierarchy is also observed as a distinguished principle and a core design idea in this building.

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

In design of the parts facing the main square, connective corridors, with a climatic function, are used as a semi-closed area. Design of these corridors is inspired by the brick ornaments of the Jame Mosque of Yazd. These ornaments are developed in form of dry-stone walls framed by modular brick elements.

© Hamidreza Bani
© Hamidreza Bani

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Cite: "Canteen and Locker& Shower of Sarmad Iron and Steel Co / Makanpaydar Consulting Company" 25 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/894659/canteen-and-locker-and-shower-of-sarmad-iron-and-steel-co-makanpaydar-consulting-company/> ISSN 0719-8884

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