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ImaginOn - The Joe & Joan Martin Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Wednesday 02 Nov 2005

First-of-its-kind facility

ImaginOn - The Joe & Joan Martin Center by Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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State-of-the-art, sustainable learning center fosters creative expression and stirs the imagination 

ImaginOn, a new landmark facility combines the innovative programs of two institutions, the Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg County and the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, in a visually stimulating and environmentally-friendly building. The city’s first LEED-certified public building, ImaginOn houses performance spaces, a library, rehearsal rooms and art studios in varied geometric shapes, which protrude from a central parallelogram and are internally linked by a sinuous ramp. Angled walls and roof and colorful contrasting materials create dynamic spatial and tactile experiences that challenge, inspire and excite young minds. The overall result is a structure open to interpretation, just as any element of a story might be.

Key Facts

Status Completed
Value 22.5(m€)
Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture

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