Tbilisi’s new exhibition hall named in top 10 cultural centres of 2016

Tbilisi’s Music Theater and Exhibition Hall, located in the Rike Park in ტჰე centre of the city. Photo by Joel Rookwood.
Agenda.ge, 10 Dec 2016 - 19:57, Tbilisi,Georgia

The large metallic structure comprising of two circular function spaces in central Georgia has been named among the world's most eye-catching' cultural buildings.

Tbilisi’s Music, Theater and Exhibition Hall in Rike Park was named on a list as the most eye-catching cultural buildings revealed in the past 12 months.

The list was created by Designboom, a international daily web magazine covering the fields of industrial design, architecture, and art. The publication launched in 1999 and was the first web magazine to focus on these aspects.

Completed by Italian architecture studio Fuksas, this tubular structure belongs to the Music, Theater and Exhibition Hall in Tbilisi’s Rhike Park, Georgia (sic),” wrote the magazine.
The distinctive funnelled form was conceived as ‘a periscope to the city’, framing views of the river. Inside, the two volumes house a musical theater and an exhibition hall.”

The unranked selection of the 10 cultural centres also included buildings in Germany, Saudi Arabia, the United States, Italy, China, Greece and Taiwan.