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Project • By Swap officeCultural Centres

Ferdowsi cultural center

Kheradsara is both a destination for members and home to the different events. We believe that it should be a connection between the locals, Shahname, and culture. The volume is transparent on the southern side. The vertical is followed by the horizontal void that turns into a yard, turning the closed spaces into semi-open and open spaces. The lobby on the bottom of the void connects the Amphitheaters to the gallery and yard. More

Project • By Groundwork Architects & Associates Ltd.Restaurants

Gingko House "Viet-Street"

The Gingko House new flagship restaurant is a community project. Gingko House is a restaurant chain that provide employment for the elders. We have attempted to retain the existing weathered and aged interior spatial quality to echo the unique business nature of this social enterprise which was set up out of the love for the elders.For those of you who are not familiar with Hong Kong, Temple Street was, and still is, one of the cities red-light districts mainly visited by aged local men and currently, Temple Street is now dazzling with tourism.The Gingko restaurant, which is a social enterprise, is ironically situated above a "Mahjong School”. The Kwok’s family - the landlord of the Gingko House - ran a chain of "Mahjong Schools"(... More
Stone Corridor
Steel pillar which have supported the line house for 130 years and a boy, who is immigrant 5th

Project • By Toru OBA ArchitectsHotels

Regenerated line house in the former tea plantatio

This project focuses on hidden history of the world-famous tea you drink in daily life. Sri Lanka is world-famous for Ceylon tea, the export amount of which used to be the first of the world. However, the people who support the tea as labor are not well-known to the world. They are Tamil people, immigrants from South India, who are neither British people nor Sri Lankan people. The aim of this project is to revitalize a village, Bawlana village, where Tamil people have been living for 130 years, through support from architecture because they have been marginalized and poor since tea plantation here got closed about 30 years ago. We have regenerated a row house called “line house” in Bawlana. Although 1/3 of it used to be lost... More