What architectural style is the Heydar Aliyev Center?

What architectural style is the Heydar Aliyev Center?

Heydar Aliyev Center

Heydar Aliyev Center Heydər Əliyev Mərkəzi
Architectural style Neo-futurism
Location Baku, Azerbaijan
Coordinates 40°23′43″N 49°52′01″ECoordinates: 40°23′43″N 49°52′01″E
Construction started 2007

How was the Heydar Aliyev Center designed?

The space frame system enabled the construction of a free-form structure and saved significant time throughout the construction process, while the substructure was developed to incorporate a flexible relationship between the rigid grid of the space frame and the free-formed exterior cladding seams.

Are Mohamed Hadid and Zaha Hadid related?

Mohammed Hadid (January 1, 1907 – August 3, 1999) was an Iraqi economist, democracy advocate, Minister of Finance of Iraq between 1958 and 1963 and the father of internationally recognized architect Dame Zaha Hadid.

What is the structure of the Heydar Aliyev Center?

The Heydar Aliyev Center principally consists of two collaborating systems: a concrete structure combined with a space frame system. In order to achieve large-scale column-free spaces that allow the visitor to experience the fluidity of the interior, vertical structural elements are absorbed by…

Who is Heydar Aliyev?

The center is named for Heydar Aliyev, the leader of Soviet-era Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1982, and President of Azerbaijan from October 1993 to October 2003. The project is located in the center of the city.

Why did Zaha Hadid build the Azeri cultural center?

The cultural center, designed by Zaha Hadid, has become theprimary building for the nation’s cultural programs, aspiring instead to express the sensibilities of Azeri culture and the optimism of a nation that looks to the future. This report presents a case study of the project.