|ASIAN CULTURAL CENTER|
|Ramo de Atividade: Concurso de um Edifício Cultural|
|Cliente: Governo da Korea|
|Área Construída: 110.000,00 m²|
|Ano do Projeto: 2005|
|Ano do Conclusão: não executado|
1. CONTEXT AND MEMORY
The site is located at an urban center, which is developed in the existing interval between two important natural borders: the Gwangiu River and MT Midung. The urban fabric found is fractional and uneven; a complex texture resulting from the overlaying of several urban layers at different historical moments. The intervention area is the portrait of such complexity. In this area, the remains of a recent past live together with the sediments of the medieval city constituting groups of urban antiquities, which tell us the birth and the history of a community searching for its ideas.
2. STRATEGY FOR A TERRITORY
The proposal idealizes the implantation as a hyper textual metaphor of the urban topography. The new complex is inserted in the context of the city through an architectonic complex jointed in a continuous form, which lines up to the streets that bound the place creating a sense of enclosure for the pedestrians. The design proposal also involves the existing historical constructions obtaining a fluid course of buildings, which glides through the terrain and enhance the use of its several interfaces. The implantation makes available the construction of two public squares with distinct characteristics: the first one, the Citizen Square, is formal and preserves the memory of the arrivals of May 28th; the second one, the Fortress Square, is welcoming and provides a large space for entertainment. The Children’s Museum, symbolically implanted on the diagonal of the ancient wall, becomes the transition between the two spaces. A big axis lowered in the alignment of the Art Street is the element of the pedestrian urban connection among several functions of the design.
The landscape design is an important aspect in the implantation of the new complex. It is intended not only to create an urban scenography but primarily to assimilate the new elements of such landscape in the building itself. The water makes the connection between the ancient buildings and the design proposal making the whole in the urban landscape intertwine.
4. ECOLOGICAL RESPONSIVENESS
The design proposal focus in the passive low-energy approach by:
Autor do Projeto: Luis Eduardo Loiola Menezes
Equipe: Luis Eduardo Loiola Menezes, Maria Cristina Menezes, Fábio Zeppelini, André Weigand e Roberto Cabariti Filho
Perspectivas Eletrônicas: André Weigand e Roberto Cabariti Filho