NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY CENTRE
Loudoun County VA, USA - 2007
Located adjacent to a residential area of the city of Loudoun, this circular building gives the local Baha'i community a state of the art center for meetings, events and various community gatherings. The project is located at the intersection of two major roads, Route 7 and Sterling Blvd.. With its circular layout and openings to all directions, it invites and welcomes viewers from all angles and perspectives, always inviting and welcoming. This concept reflects the ideas of the Baha'i Faith and demonstrates that the community is open to everyone. The compact building offers spaces for various functions such as the 400 seat multifunctional hall, 12 classrooms, the administrative offices, bookstore, youth activity room and a cafeteria totaling 1 653 m² (17 800 ft²).