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Nuragic & Contemporary Art Museum, Cagliari, Italy

Wednesday 15 Nov 2006

Zaha's cloud in Cagliari

Nuragic & Contemporary Art Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects in Cagliari, Italy
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09/10/12 adriana, Ghent
Dear Zaha, when will you start thinking about real people? where will this alien spaceship be parked? what impact will this have on the surroundings? An alienating concrete monster. Star-architects like you have lost the fundamentals of their art: building for an actual function, connecting to the environment, buildings meant to produce a construtive perception of space and onself in relation to it. Star-architects speak only about themselves
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24/03/11 Sean, Singapore
Its a waste of money and natural resources. all the material used to do spaces that are not totally functional and just used to define the architects emotion is not architecture. all this talent and raw material and resources can be used to make better development for human beings. and im sure this idea is not totally hadids own, its a team effort where most of the dirty work is done by others.
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11/12/10 twinkle, delhi
awesome project, how can any one think to design something like this.
05/12/10 alister kingston, marseille
C'est un scandale,
cette architecte a massacré ma ville!

It's a shame, this architect make project without thinking about the city
01/09/10 yang, pilipinas
wonder what is like to be inside

Zaha Hadid wins international competition 

Zaha Hadid has won a presitgious international competition to design the new Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum in Cagliari, Italy. Envisioned as a project to be completed in three phases, the structure will cover some 12,000 square metres, comprised of Nuragic and Contemporary Art exhibition spaces, a library, a congress hall, offices and retail space. The aim of the project is to create a node of cultural exchanges that can simultaneously serve as a landmark announcing the arrival to Cagliari from the sea, and answer the five challenges proposed by the brief. Through the interconnection of the inner circulation with the public paths and the alternation of open spaces and cavities, the building shares its public dimension with the city. Moreover, it geometrically aligns along the axis of the sea, and extends its arms towards the quarter and the stadium of S.Elia, connecting and assimilating itself to the site.

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Status Design
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