Carpet trade center


Honorable mention award Shahr Aftab competition
In collaboration with: New Wave Architecture
Position: Junior architect & computer graphic designer – Aug. – Oct. 2006

Location: Tabriz – IRAN
Plot area: 16000 m²
Total built floor area: 10000 m²

Situated in number one city of Iran exporting rugs, this commercial center aims to modernize and give a universal character to its traditional market.

Central ideas:
– Creating movement, continuity and attractiveness from marketing viewpoint, by utilizing continuous and uninterrupted forms and maintaining memory of bazaar.
– Ambience, light/shade interplay, beams of light through openings on the    ceiling
– Using carpet figures and its geometry as a major design characteristic; to create diversity in figure and form by making changes in geometry without losing the origin of form.