Let me start by stating, Turkey is a beautiful country to the point where they are actually dedicating a whole building for disaster prevention and also serve as an educational center. OODA architects provided them with this outstanding proposal that is both visually stunning and very practical.

The whole building is not a dull rectangle shoved on the ground, instead its a giant structure inspired by Turkish (islamic) art and is shoved on the ground. The whole idea seems to go along with the whole purpose of the building, disaster prevention and it looks like a giant meteor that slammed into Earth.

The purpose of the building is simple, raise awareness and hold seminars for understanding how to prevent such disaster along with many educational courses for the public. Though this was an entry in the design competition, it is actually settled and we just may see it in real life one day.

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