Modern And Contemporary Art Museum
Ismaili Center Dushanbe
A high social, cultural and educational facility
- Dushanbe, Tajikistan
- Institutional & Public Buildings
- Completed: 2009
- Administrative office, a school, a social area, and prayer rooms;
- total area of 6,000 m²;
- basement area of over 10,000 m².
The Ismaili Center is a high profile social, cultural and educational facility. It aims at developing and deepening the relations within the Ismaili community in Tajikistan.
The Ismaili Center consists of four buildings, connected by an internal courtyard, and complemented with five minaret towers.
The façades of the building, as well as internal walls, were constructed using of traditional Tajik facing bricks as cladding. The interior finishings were executed with the best-quality natural materials – marble, stone, and decorative timber.
The complex is surrounded by a vast garden, with over 10,000 planted trees, artificial lakes and streams, and picturesque hills.