A guest post by Alexander Bogorodskiy.
Arquipélago Center of Contemporary Arts is located on the main island of Azores, São Miguel, and represents a building complex which offers multi-purpose pavilions used for exhibitions, galleries and performances.
The project is built on contrast of light and dark volumes and the contrast of island-native volcanic stone with concrete. The new contemporary blocks are strategically placed next to the existing industrial building in basalt stone creating a powerful dialogue between the past and the present.
Pictures and text by Alexander Bogorodskiy
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