YP Auditorium / CAA.Studio
Textual content description supplied by the architects. METU campus, with its well-designed and sustained areas, stands as an vital case in Turkish structure. The campus, designed after a mission competitors held in 1961 and constructed within the Nineteen Eighties by architects Altuğ ve Behruz Çinici has a holistic architectural language. This language originates from the brutalist strategy during which constructing supplies akin to concrete and brick have been used of their naked kinds.
Furthermore, the truth that all buildings have been located alongside an alley with respect to a grasp plan in addition to sturdy panorama components that create a pedestrian life are different vital elements that make up the campus. In such a context, probably the most important design enter of YP Auditorium was naturally the campus itself. The purpose was to create a constructing that might maintain the environmental context in addition to to create a landmark that might keep it up a dialogue between a up to date design and the prevailing structure. Not solely the fabric and form was considered but additionally the spatial high quality and the options of frequent areas have been taken under consideration when making a construction harking back to the unique Sixties design.
The constructing has 4 amphitheaters and 17 school rooms. All school rooms and amphitheaters speak in confidence to a standard gallery which is also built-in into the surface, making a steady house for socializing and interplay. Purple prismatic components between the uncovered concrete surfaces create each dynamism throughout the gallery house and likewise a colourful and vibrant distinction to the nonetheless and pale surfaces.
4 amphitheaters are large blocks that play a distinguished position within the total design of the constructing. These blocks, whereas stretching out of the constructing in direction of the panorama, create a sculpture-esque feeling and likewise create massive cantilevers which stand out as an formidable engineering work.