Name: Cafe Gallery (A Building) | convention center (GreenLand) /
Location: Sadra, Fars province, Iran/
Architecture firm: Mehrdad Iravanian Architects/
Architect in charge: Mehrdad Iravanian [→]/
Design team: Mohammad Hossein Bahmanpour, Afrouz Tabatabaee, Shima Sharafzade, Zahra Nematollahi, Reza Farivar, Esmaeil Shabani/
Landscape: Mehrdad Iravanian/
Date of design: 2007/
Date of construction: 2013 - 2015/
Site area: 461787 sqm/
Built area: 740 sqm/
Type: Public building/
Civil engineer: Changiz Sepehr/
Mechanical: Mohammad Sadegh Fakharzade/
Electrical: Mohammad Sadegh Fakharzade/
Lighting: Kaveh Ahmadian/
Construction: Darioush Rahimi/
Executive Manager: Darioush Rahimi/
Supervisor: Sasan Shapoorinia, Saeed EghbalPoor/
Contractor: Darioush Rahimi/
3D render and Model: Mohammad Hossein Bahmanpour/
Graphic: Zahra Showkat/
Photos: Suzan Iravanian, Keyvan Gharaeenejad/
Client: Darioush Rahimi/
Materials: Concrete, Metal, Gypsum, Glass, Stone/
Laid on hillsides of Sadra new town, Green Land complex is a multi-functional convention center facility with about 46,178.7 m2 area offering entertainment, clubs, lounges, shops, indoor and outdoor activities. Sadra new town is a city located 18 km to North West of Shiraz which has been established on 1990s. This complex has been a pioneer attraction of this new born city.
Design process is based on explicit articulation, extendable to various aspects of project such as materials and functions. Furthermore, every major activity has an objectification in form of an individual building and the assemblage of these buildings forms an integrated whole altogether. “Adaptation” and “diversity” are most significant features in this project as could be perceived from different scales. Regarding that, orientation and organization of buildings, as well as … in Sadra city are worthy examples.
Convention Center contains several individual buildings: restaurant-gallery, café-gallery, residential accommodation, hotel, exhibition and cultural center, office building, sport center and ceremony halls. Design process is originated in 2007 and construction operations has begun since 2008. Two out of five finished building stated to give service to users.
Southern East part of the site is dedicated to gathering activities; therefore the ceremony hall is located there. Exhibition and cultural center, opened in 2013 along with ceremony hall, is located in south. In the center, café-galley and exhibition are positioned in a north-south orientation and a bridge connects them in an above the ground level. Residential accommodation, hotel, sport center and office building will be established in near future.
A Building | Café Gallery
Located on the highest point of the site, The gallery consist of 3 levels; The basement provide room for the storage, ground level is café and first level is gallery. Total Building area is 740 sq.m and ground floor is 292 sqm. The Building connected to the other building (lower exhibition building) by bridge and ramp.
The movable part of building skin rotates to define the volume in different occasion. The monotone material (iron sheet) establishes the solidness of volume. Desegregation or autonomy Not only reflected in volumetric form but also extended to the functional discipline, Which presented in separation of function in different levels. The only connecting element to bind the levels is stairs which surrounded by folded wall. The diversity of material minimized in building. The building by its locus becomes the unrepeatable part of landscape almost the climax of environ. all the opening take orientation toward outside view by movement of shutters blocker.
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