Persian art and architecture is heavily influenced by mathematical geometry and geometric patterns. Few, if any notable works in traditional Persian design exist outside a geometric framework. From an analytical perspective, we understood that the formal, organizational and aesthetic properties of a geometric pattern system would create a unifying language for a multi-use building with such a divergent program and challenging access requirements.
Therefore, in combining the precedent of cultural identity with pure mathematical logic, the development of a geometric pattern became the design basis of the Hamedan Chamber of Commerce. Spatial organization and relational elements were adapted and synthesized through the pattern which integrated site, design and building components into a greater whole.The pattern itself results from and responds to ‘fields and flows’; site flows such as movement, access routes, sun path; and site fields such as views and natural attractors.
All this while fusing the heterogeneous program division and distribution both in the stacking of floors and horizontal zoning.The geometry pattern incorporates vertical and horizontal adaptation, while the weaving of the strip morphologies generates form. This system also translated into the geometric language of the facade and the integration of the greater landscape.
Programatically, the tri-axis configuration on the ground floor creates two principal V.I.P. and general public entrances, with the third arc responding to the site parameter and surrounding woodland. These three arcs create varying views to the highway, mountain range and woodlands for interior spaces across different floors. Credits:- Architect – Marziah Rajabzadeh- Architect – Ahmad Bathaei- Architect – Raha Ashrafi- Architect – Mohsen Marizad.