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HxEHJKbKXCzpFjtTTeNeMDl72eJkfbmt4t8yenImKBXEejxNn4ZJNZ2ss5Ku7Cxt - Heydar Aliyev Centre by Zaha Hadid in Baku | Architecture | Wallpaper* Magazine

As a group of feted Japanese architects currently take issue with what they consider to be the ina…

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Architecturally, the building, named after the last president of Azerbaijan, is mesmeric: its rolling exterior form devoid of a single straight line, it is as much a landscape as it is a piece of architecture. Visitors happily walk up its more gently sloping sides; surely someone will ski down it when the winter snows come. As Hadid has said of its fluid, continuous lines, ‘You don’t know where it begins and ends.’ At its front, the roof dips down to create a canopy that just touches the ground. ‘That’s what we call the Nureyev moment
Read more at http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/heydar-aliyev-centre-by-zaha-hadid-in-baku/6926#YPa1GvsqOG204JIp.99Architecturally, the building, named after the last president of Azerbaijan, is mesmeric: its rolling exterior form devoid of a single straight line, it is as much a landscape as it is a piece of architecture. Visitors happily walk up its more gently sloping sides; surely someone will ski down it when the winter snows come. As Hadid has said of its fluid, continuous lines, ‘You don’t know where it begins and ends.’ At its front, the roof dips down to create a canopy that just touches the ground. ‘That’s what we call the Nureyev moment
Read more at http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/heydar-aliyev-centre-by-zaha-hadid-in-baku/6926#YPa1GvsqOG204JIp.99Architecturally, the building, named after the last president of Azerbaijan, is mesmeric: its rolling exterior form devoid of a single straight line, it is as much a landscape as it is a piece of architecture. Visitors happily walk up its more gently sloping sides; surely someone will ski down it when the winter snows come. As Hadid has said of its fluid, continuous lines, ‘You don’t know where it begins and ends.’ At its front, the roof dips down to create a canopy that just touches the ground. ‘That’s what we call the Nureyev moment
Read more at http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/heydar-aliyev-centre-by-zaha-hadid-in-baku/6926#YPa1GvsqOG204JIp.99

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