2019 shortlists

Rong Cultural Centre
by ZAV Architects

This cultural centre overlooking the Persian Gulf on the island of Hormoz in Iran consists of two red cement-clad domes connected by a long set of steps.

Designed by ZAV Architects, the Rong Cultural Centre houses a 45-square-metre tourist information centre, bike rental shop, café, and a recycling management space. The set of steps are designed to host cultural activities, becoming a 80-square-metre platform for events and gatherings to take place on, or be watched from. The structure is designed to be easily built and replicated. 

Architect: ZAV Architects
Project: Rong Cultural Centre
Shortlisted for: Cultural building
Read more: ZAV Architects

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