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Gagarin
place:Gagarin ave., Kharkiv, Ukraine
function:multifunctional complex
square:2 550 m2
status:under construction (2011-2017)
team:Artem Abrosimov, Oleg Drozdov, Vyacheslav Zhemir, Kateryna Yolkina, Albert Parfyonov, Tymofii Ulanchenko, Oleksandra Urtiukova

The building serves as an architectural “joint” that accentuates the intersection of two important thoroughfares. Due to its lapidated shape, the building becomes the focusing point of the vast open space.

 

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The slanting surfaces in the southern and eastern side of the building are created by a mesh on the aluminium frame that provides sun protection for the showroom windows and offices. The ventilation shaft of the underground pierces the building, protrudes upward and is used as an advertising surface. The building embraces several functions: trading and exhibition areas, offices and a restaurant with an open-air terrace which overlooks the busy intersection.

 

 

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