[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 9/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 9/24

A cultural center has a unique opportunity to bring people of diverse backgrounds together to appreciate a culture. For this proposal we bring together the rich culture of the Bamiyan people of Afghanistan in one complete composition that embraces the culture, the landscape and the core beliefs all humans share, in physical form.

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[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 7/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 7/24

To celebrate and embrace the heritage and culture is what this project is about, thus, to provide a place for this to happen in a setting that can accommodate very large crowds…
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[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 5/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 5/24

Color: We take the natural dull ochre color of the surrounding mountains and local built structures and enhance it by saturating this color into a golden braised surface… Read more

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 4/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 4/24

Our cultural center composition takes advantage of this unique hill-top peninsula overlooking the Bamiyan valley below by affording every interior space a view…
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[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 3/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 3/24

One can think of all the primary public spaces as being organized around a circular courtyard ‘open-air atrium’, including the the Auditorium which is also connected via the ‘Bamiyan Stair Bridge.’ Read more

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 2/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 2/24

A place for these people, for their culture, for their place…

Situated along the sites’ natural slopes, our Bamiyan Cultural Center proposal takes in the beautiful views of the Bamiyan valley in the historical rich part of Afghanistan…
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[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 1/24

[architecture] Afghan Cultural Centre 1/24

One human standing on this earth can change the world.
Together, we can change everything for the better of all.

The site location: With a commanding peninsula overlooking the entire valley, this site lends itself to making the most of these spectacular views… Read more