Gallery: Ultra Modern Turkish Cultural Center is Contained Within a Mas...

The ultra modern Raif Dinçkök Yalova Cultural Center in Turkey is a series of facilities contained within a monumental perforated metal box. Used as a screen to shield the programmatic elements from the climate, the box acts as the boundary between the outside and interior worlds, protecting the people that enjoy the complex without completely closing it off. The multi-purpose facility, which was designed by Istanbul-based Emre Arolat Architects, offers a variety of spaces in separate buildings like a mini city connected via ramps and pathways. Lush gardens surround the site and provide a bright and optimistic contrast to the industrial nature of the project and the city itself.

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