Islamic Civilization Center

Tachkent Ouzbékistan 2023
Wilmotte & Associés - Islamic Civilization Center

Technical specifications

CLIENT
« Unitary Customer Service » EC under the Khokimiyat of Tashkent

PROJECT TEAM
• Representative, concept design architect Wilmotte & Associés
• Museography, signage and graphics Avesta Group 
• Control office MK3
• Lighting 8’18

SIZES
Islamic Civilization Center : 45 000 sqm
Museum : 6 000 sqm

BRIEF
Interior design, scenography and furniture design of the museum’s eight galleries (for both permanent and temporary exhibitions), and conception of archives, library, Islamic Academy, conference room, reception hall, administrative spaces and common areas of the Center

Overview

Tashkent Center for Islamic Civilization is a flagship project for the Republic of Uzbekistan. It hosts an academy, a conference hall, a library, a museum and the national archives. Old manuscripts, lithographic books, historical documents will be kept there. This place will also highlight modern research studies carried out by great scientists and religious figures who lived in the territory of modern Uzbekistan. The main relic of the Center will be the Samarkand Kufic Koran, also known as the Usman Koran, dating from the late 7th and early 8th centuries.

Wilmotte & Associés Architectes designs the interior of the Islamic Civilization Center and the scenography of the eight galleries of the Museum, in a spirit that is both minimalist and contextual:

• Gallery 2 – Preislam
• Gallery 3 - Islam
• Gallery 4 – Education
• Gallery 5 – Science
• Gallery 6 – Architecture
• Gallery 7 – Arts et Crafts
• Gallery 8 – Tradition
• Gallery 9 - Reinvention

Image gallery

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