BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE

From Utopia to Peace

Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias

Each volume represents one of the multiple cultures in Afghanistan. Those cultures do have different situations, size and orientations, as it happens in cohabitation conflicts, but the patios are the empty space between them providing light for the future. Throughout them Communities find a balance between hybrids own spaces and spaces with other groups. Patios are meeting spaces that allow each community to maintain its own independence but still be in contact with the other communities.

Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias

The idea of oasis it has been a constant in this project. working with the interior space arabic concept, we create a soft green area inside that you have to discover by accessing the building. The exterior image works as a shell that protects the interior and filters the light

Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias

The facade it is a two layers light filter. The exterior face it is a ceramic bricks trellis that gives a massive image from the distance but that becomes more transparent as you are closer to it. In side the patios become open and transparent surfaces where light it is regulated by the vegetation.

Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias

Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
Ignacio Gias · BAMIYAN CULTURAL CENTRE
Ignacio Gias
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