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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Center in Turkey by 10AM Architecture

May 23rd, 2013 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: 10AM Architecture

Symbols: The square represents the human nature; the triangle and the circle are forms of energy Pyramid – Heaven, Choice, Fire; Cub – Earth, Utility, Stability; Sphere – Sun, Infinity, Everlasting

Human behavior: Expresses emotions, experiences, fears, joys… Through all means of communication Influences; Relations; Activities

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  • Architects: 10AM Architecture
  • Project: Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Center
  • Location: Istanbul, Turkey
  • Footprint area: 543 sq.m
  • Total built-up area: 9446 sq.m
  • Dimensions of the building: 54/54/54 m

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Building : The emotional influence of the facade is a reflection of the nature conditions during the seasons, the day and the night. The climate features: rainfall, wind, air humidity, temperature amplitude and sunshine, create dynamic facade effects. Polarization, reflections, steam, scatter… bred by the interaction of water and sun.

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Crying facade, a metaphor of contextual presence of the building, is dematerializing the shape. The facade absorbs humidity and energy from the air by its mossy surface and electrochemical process, it recognizes the presence of people in the space of the building by means of the air exchange of heating ventilating installation. The facade tectonics is developed by the authors in collaboration with Bulgarian academy of sciences / institute of physical chemistry.

Image courtesy 10AM Architecture

Image courtesy 10AM Architecture

Image courtesy 10AM Architecture

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