Farsh Movie Studio / ZAV Architects
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Farsh Movie Studio is the results of the adaptive reuse of a personal multiple-story home belonging to Gholamali Beski, right into a protected haven for cinephiles within the buzzing coronary heart of Tehran. Gholamali Beski invested his life within the preservation of Iran’s pure assets, and his lifestyle knowledgeable the brand new lifetime of this constructing. The difference technique was to reverse the constructing into its major development look by subtracting all of the avoidable parts.
New essential additions have been made in a “brutal” method, following the 2 principal ideas of “offset” and “regimes”: Offset: the mission tries to protect the picture and cloth of the town to contribute to city resilience. The city borderline of the constructing is preserved, and an inward offset has created a threshold, a buffer zone embracing the constructing like a cocoon. Regimes: design methods for considerate consumption of assets are translated right into a sequence of orders in design, materials situation, and modification.
Design – The design is conceived as willful interplay with the present situation of the constructing and its reinforcement whereas distancing itself from interesting spatial interventions in order that aesthetics turns into a by-product of decision-making.
Materials situation – No new materials was added to the palette of current supplies consisting of brick, cement, uncooked metallic, and glass. For supplying supplies and architectural parts, the recycling web site of Tehran was detected, studied, and engaged. No flaw is roofed by further aesthetic layers on this course of.
Modification – The modifications that lead to including layers or parts are restricted by orders too. Partitions are used for reinforcement solely. The previous construction of the ceiling is stored whereas the flooring follows the inherent reinforcement situation. Different architectural parts are stored uncovered. The three-floor ranges of Farshfilm have impartial entry to the yard, every of them internet hosting totally different actions: a public café-gallery on the bottom flooring with direct entry to the road, an academic movie institute referred to as Nimkat on the primary degree, and Farsh Movie Studio on the higher flooring.