Karun 4 dam is a concrete dam, with double-arch structure and the most important dams on the Karun River is Iran. Karun River in the south and along the Zagros Mountains to the Persian Gulf, and in the meantime many farms is irrigated. In the design process, consider the following tips as a guide designed to: 1. Form arch dam 2. Two of the arc 3. The contract for the setting up of the working groups of the dam (part of the Competition ) 4. Having a 360-degree view
At the request of the employer, locating these elements will be in the middle of a field, so you have a 360 view (for pedestrian and roadway) seemed necessary.
For this reason, a spherical form because of 360 degrees, and dam structures similar to it, was considered and selected. Create a spherical shell in the shell first, metaphor and approach the double-arch dam with a look of expression is abstract. Rough concrete outer shell material and the inner shell is shiny copper. The contrast between the two spherical shells, in terms of scale, material and the angle of each of them, this particular aspect is dynamic.
In the design process it was always with a minimalist expression, identity and design approach Karun 4 elements pointed out. Make an opening in the rear view, the style of the volume of concrete and constant communication between the outside and inside of the visual elements that help a lot. Putting these elements in a pool with 4 islands, abstract expression as the dam (Karun 4) The concrete shell spiral is so fantastic , Which embraced both its copper shell in a restful sleep, better tomorrow for the people who are near the Karun River in the dreams of their own.