Contemporary Arts Center --page 2 (of three pages)

Zaha Hadid

The entrance

Hadid's vision was non-elitist. Here at the entrance she uses a kind of set-back store front entrance, wrapped in glass.

The welcoming loggia


Views of the lobby--looking toward the entrance

The lobby is open to the public. Hadid conceived of it as a kind of public square--thus the importance of the urban carpet, a way visually of leading the eye from the outside in.

The lobby with the gift shop to the right

Go to page 3--interiors (to be posted later).

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