PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION
Name: Arman Dentistry
Location: Mazandaran, Sari, Moalem, Andisheh Bldg, Floor 3, No.11
Architect in Charge: Iman Shafiee, Behzad Maneshgar
Design Team: Lida Badafrah
Built Area: 70 sqm
Type: Healthcare, Interior Design
Executive Team: Mohamad Jalali Farahani, Pejman Moeini, Mehdi Farid Afshar, Hamed Farid Afshar, Yaser Ebrahimi
- Honorable mention in the 1st biennial competition of architecture & Interior architecture of Iran
- 3rd place in the international Asia Architecture Awards, Turkey - 2015
How can a homogeneous space with maximum efficiency be designed out of a heterogeneous building with all types of different surfaces and angles? The design of Arman Dentistry aims to create a space within the initial space without the physical change of current surfaces or covering its various corners and angles. By putting the new network in the available network, “remaining spaces” are created in the peripheries dedicated for service functions (kitchen, lavatory, dressing room and storage). In this strategy the distribution of spaces based on geometry, relations and functions are formed around the central space. Similar to novels formed with the intersection of a story with another story, the meeting of spaces in this project creates spatial continuity in which each space has different qualities with respect to its integration and penetration to adjacent spaces.
As spatial structure in traditional Iranian architecture can organize adjacent and at the same time independent spaces, organizing network in our design solves current limitations and uses them optimally. The network creates a set of different repetitions; combinations in which surfaces form distinct spatial-sensual experiences. In this organization, the relations between the spaces are integrated and connective combinations, not separate compositions. The user based on his “point of view” is able to see images of space caused by the extension of spaces in one another. The dimensions, scales and the clarity of the available elements in space move perpetually forward/backward and create a sense of movement/inertia and brightness/ darkness.