The introduction of a contemporary building onto a historic site always raises the question of whether its architecture enhances the value of its setting derives its value from the immediate surroundings themselves.

Plate 01
Plate 01: Frontispiece: Site, view and antecedents  © MADe
Plate 02: Plans and views
Plate 02: Plans and views © MADe
Plate 03
Plate 03 © MADe

We have adopted an approach to our proposed design for the Cultural Center that is conscious of its historical context and seeks to respect the cultural importance of the surrounding landscape and people.