Heydar Aliyev Center

 

Heydar Aliyev Center is one of the most prominant cultural centers in the world, the center has been designed by the Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, and the center is located in Baku in Azerbaijan. Zaha Hadid has won the London Design Museum Award in 2014 for designing this cultural center, and she is considered to be the first woman to win the Grand Prize. Zaha stated that the government of Azerbaijan did not put any financial burdens for constructing this project, it has been an open budget. Zaha has also said that this building is the result of her thirty years of research experience. The building interacts with the city, and gives people a space to communicate. She has expressed her interest in constructing public places for people to be freely used, and that allows the city to flow smoothly and easily. Zaha believes in the importance of investing in these public places, whether as open areas or buildings, because they are vital elements of life. In the city of Baku, for example, the external flow space around it defines a series of public spaces inside, bringing the urban fabric of the capital to enter into every part or corner in the center. The building can be considered a natural scene, or rather a theory as it touches the ground and extends without anything standing in its face. Inside the building, there are interrelated places without burdens between them, this theory was an idea that has been successfully implemented.

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