a brand new ‘suq’ market in bahrain
dutch structure observe studio anne holtrop once more takes to the winding streets of muharraq, bahrain with its ‘qaysariyah suq.’ the mission stands because the recovery of an present advanced of retail outlets, and marks the most recent a part of a bigger plan to restore the traditional ‘suq’ or ‘marketplace.’ whilst the constructed construction is characterised by means of its austere and uncooked stone materiality, the intervention will revitalize the world into a colourful market full of cafés and retail outlets.
with its uncooked edge stipulations and powerful reliefs which resemble a geological lower, the paintings echoes the within sight inexperienced nook development, which the studio, whose 2d place of business is situated in muharraq, finished closing yr.
photographs by means of studio anne holtrop
studio anne holtrop’s grasp imaginative and prescient
the design workforce at studio anne holtrop introduces its ‘qaysariyah suq’ in birthday party of the markets of the previous bahrain capital. running along with cultural authority pearling trail, the architects word the island town’s heritage and function within the pearling economic system, and its location alongside a very powerful industry path. with this in thoughts, the full plan for the world’s rehabilitation will see no longer best the advent of the brand new structures, however the preservation of the present constructions all the way through the suq as smartly. the masterplan will recognize the traditional cloth of town, developing an harmonious discussion between the outdated and new.
constructed of sand solid concrete
like the golf green nook development within sight, anne holtrop’s ‘qaysariyah suq’ categorical distinctive tough edge and floor stipulations with a sand-casted concrete. the tactic serves to harmonize with the coral stone materiality of the neighboring heritage structures. web hosting industrial areas, the development hybridizes this uncooked expression with a groovy and recent language.