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ICE Krakow Convention Centre in Poland by Ingarden & Ewý Architects

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Article source: Ingarden & Ewý Architects

ICE Kraków Congress Centre is a modern, world-class venue dedicated to culture – music, opera, ballet, theatre – and congresses. Designed at the highest standards of acoustics and mechanics. Besides the three main halls with 1915, 600, and 300 seats, the shell holds a multifunctional conference space of 550m2. ICE Kraków stands in the most prestigious location in Poland: opposite Wawel Castle, a location that influenced main design decisions. Hiding a multi-story foyer open to a panorama of Kraków, the Vistula embankment façade is spectacularly transparent. The outer shell combines glass, ceramics, and aluminium, with colours ceramic tiles reflecting those of the interior: red of the Auditorium Hall, graphite of Theatre Hall, white of the foyer, and the silvery aluminum used for the roof.

Image Courtesy © Krzysztof Ingarden

  • Architects: Ingarden & Ewý Architects
  • Project: ICE Krakow Convention Centre
  • Location: Krakow, Poland
  • Photography: Krzysztof Ingarden
  • Software used: Autocad and Rhino
  • Client: Krakow Municipal Office
  • Design consultant: Arata Isozaki & Associates (AIA)
  • Cooperating architects: KKM Kozień Architekci, K3 Architekci
  • Structural design: Project Service
  • HVAC: ARUP
  • Acoustics: ARUP Acoustics  – Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd, Raf Orlowski (chief consultant), Construction supervision and testing: Raf Orlowski,  Ramboll Acoustics
  • General contractor: Budimex SA and Ferrovial Agroman SA
  • Operator: Krakow Festival Office

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La Belle électrique in Grenoble, France by Hérault Arnod architects

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Electronic music is a new subject for architecture. Most of the times electro nights take place in spaces that were not specially designed for them: clubs or night clubs, warehouses, fields, stadiums… For the Grenoble project, the aim was to invent a specific architectural system for a new type of spectacle and relationship with the public, whilst allowing concerts with a more traditional configuration.

Image Courtesy © André Morin

Image Courtesy © André Morin

  • Architects: Hérault Arnod architects
  • Project: La Belle électrique
  • Location: Grenoble (Isère), France
  • Photography: André Morin
  • Client: City of Grenoble
  • Architectural team: Hérault Arnod Architectes, project manager, Camille Bérar, Project architect et Laetitia Capuano, Local executive architect, Nicolas Ingénierie, Mechanical, Batiserf, Structural enineering, Cabinet Denizou, Quantity surveyor, Ducks Scéno, Design, Lasa, Acoustical
  • Usable Floor Area: 2 790 m2
  • Cost: 6,97 M€ HT
  • Calendar: Competition October 2007, delivery 2015

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Strasbourg Convention Centre in France by Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects & Rey-Lucquet et associés

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Article source: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects

The design for the Strasbourg Palais de la Musique et des Congrès by Austrian architectural firm Dietrich | Untertrifaller and French firm Rey-Lucquet & Associés combines the two existing music halls from the 1970s and 80s with new buildings to create a harmonious ensemble with a distinctive architectural identity. The expansion and general renovation of the convention center involves the construction of a 3,000 m² multifunctional hall, a conference hall for 450 people, and a 520-seat auditorium, the expansion and conversion of two existing concert halls, plus a new rehearsal hall for the Strasbourg Philharmonic orchestra. In December 2016, the recently completed project was nominated for the European Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.

Stainless steel arcades, Image Courtesy © Bruno Klomfar

Stainless steel arcades, Image Courtesy © Bruno Klomfar

  • Architects: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architects & Rey-Lucquet et associés
  • Project: Strasbourg Convention Centre
  • Location: F-67000 Straßburg, Pl. Bordeaux, France
  • Photography: Bruno Klomfar
  • Client: Eurométropole de Strasbourg
  • Project management: Heiner Walker (D | U) & Aurélien Vollmar (R-L)
  • Structural engineering: OTE Ingénierie, Illkirch / Serue Ingénierie, Schiltigheim
  • Building engineering: OTE Ingénierie, Illkirch / Serue Ingénierie, Schiltigheim
  • Sustainability & Building physics: Solares Bauen, Strasbourg
  • Cost planning: C2BI, Strasbourg
  • Acoustics: Müller-BBM, München
  • Stage planning: Walter Kottke, Bayreuth
  • Facade planning: CEEF, Ramonchamp
  • Landscape planning: Digitale Paysage, Imbsheim
  • Kitchen planning: Ecotral, Strasbourg
  • Gross Floor Area: ca. 44.500 m² (32,5′ renovation, 12′ new buildings)
  • Capacity: ca. 15.000 visitors
  • Competition: 2011 / 1. Price
  • Construction: 2013 – 2016

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China Philharmonic Concert Hall in Beijing by MAD Architects

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Article source: MAD Architects

The China Philharmonic Orchestra revealed MAD Architects’ design of the new China Philharmonic Hall. The concert hall was designed in collaboration with renowned acoustic expert Yasuhisa Toyota, and will be the orchestra’s first permanent residency. The philharmonic orchestra’s goal is to create a state-of-the-art concert hall that will serve as a cultural exchange and China’s new locus for classical music.

Image Courtesy © MAD Architects

Image Courtesy © MAD Architects

  • Architects: MAD Architects
  • Project: China Philharmonic Concert Hall
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Directors: Ma Yansong, Dang Qun, Yosuke Hayano
  • Design Team: Kin Li, Liu Huiying, Fu Xiaoyi, Brecht Van Acker, Zeng Hao, Li Guangchong, Jacob Hu, Xiao Ying, Dora Lam, Zhao Wei, Shen Chen, Dmitry Seregin, Zhu Jinglu, Yukan Yanagawa, Wang Deyuan, Hiroki Fujino, Zheng Fang, Sear Nee
  • Client: China Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Acoustics: Nagata Acoustics
  • Construction Engineer: Radio Film & Television Design & Research Institute (DRFT)
  • Structural Consultant: China Construction International (Shenzhen) Design Consultant Co., Ltd.

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Nature Concert Hall 2016 in Zalenieki manor, Latvia by DJA (Didzis Jaunzems Architecture)

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Article source: DJA (Didzis Jaunzems Architecture)

Nature Concert Hall 2016 is designed as an art installation made from 10 000 paper bats. Levitating cloud with gradient density over the musicians serves also as a screen for video and light projections. To achieve maximum lightness and levitation effect art installation is suspended in 3 paired electricity columns far away each from another. The volume of the cloud is referring to flocking bird and bat created dynamic geometries that can be found in nature. Black & white video and light projections, specially composed music are continuing the interpretation of dark world of the bat.

Image Courtesy © Uldis Lapins

Image Courtesy © Uldis Lapins

  • Architects: DJA (Didzis Jaunzems Architecture)
  • Project: Nature Concert Hall 2016
  • Location: Zalenieki manor, Latvia
  • Photography: Uldis Lapins
  • Client: association “Nature Concert Hall”
  • Video projections: Robert Rubins, Viktors Keino, Maris Kalve
  • Lights: Oskars Timbars
  • Area: 1000 m2
  • Year: July 2016

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Urban Concert Hall in Chengdu, China by gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Article source: Architektur Media Management MA

The design by gmp, Architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners for the Urban Concert Hall in the Chinese metropolis of Chengdu won out over the competing entries by Jean Nouvel (Paris), Zaha Hadid (London), Nikken Sekkei (Japan) and Aedas (London).

Urban Concert Hall, night, Image Courtesy © gmp

Urban Concert Hall, night, Image Courtesy © gmp

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Palanga concert hall in Lithuania by Uostamiescio projektas

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Article source: Uostamiescio projektas

New concert hall erected in the autumn of 2015 at the most popular resort town of Lithuania- Palanga.

Specific location- center of the quarter, which is formed by different stylistics discordant buildings, presupposed a simple circular shape- the form that unites surrounding various periods of architecture.  It’s round white facade not only gives sense of lightness to a relatively big volume of a building, but also highlights a valuable historic building- Palanga kurhauz, by forming a contrast background to it.

Image Courtesy © Leonas Garbacauskas

Image Courtesy © Leonas Garbacauskas

  • Architects: Uostamiescio projektas, Algirdas Stripinis, Snieguole Stripiniene, Kristina Jurkute
  • Project: Palanga concert hall
  • Location: Palanga, Lithuania
  • Photography: Leonas Garbacauskas
  • Construction design: Arturas Preiksaitis
  • Contractor: Conresta
  • Volume: 31317m3 (overground), 10550m3 (underground)
  • Height: 14,60m
  • Area: 4891 m2
  • Year built: 2015

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“Great Amber” Concert Hall in Liepaja, Latvia by Giencke & Company Architects

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Article source: Giencke & Company Architects

Designed by Graz architect Volker Giencke, the Great Amber Concert Hall has been inaugurated on 7 November in Liepaja, Latvia. The first – and most momentous – phase of this multistage project envisioning the construction of a cultural urban district is thus completed. In 2003, Volker Giencke won the international architectural competition for a new cultural centre in this traditional seaport on the Baltic Sea. The construction work started in 2013.

GA, Image Courtesy © Indriėis Stūrmanis

GA, Image Courtesy © Indriėis Stūrmanis

  • Architects: Giencke & Company Architects
  • Project: “Great Amber” Concert Hall
  • Location: Liepaja, Latvia
  • Photography: Indriėis Stūrmanis, Giencke&Company, Aigars Prūsis, Merks Ltd
  • Software used: Rhino, Autocad, Scia, Nemetschek
  • General planner: Giencke & Company – Latvija PS, Riga
  • Author & Architect: Volker Giencke
  • Planning: Volker Giencke & Company, Graz
  • Project management: Petra Friedl
  • Acoustics: Müller BBM, Karlheinz Müller, Munich/Planegg (more…)

CONCERT HALL in Águilas, Spain by Estudio Barozzi Veiga

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Article source: Estudio Barozzi Veiga

The auditorium’s duality arises from the contradiction of its site. On the edge of town, the auditorium faces two realities: the beauty of the coastal landscape and the harsh and fragmented urban context.

Image Courtesy © Simon Menges

Image Courtesy © Simon Menges

  • Architects: Estudio Barozzi Veiga
  • Project: CONCERT HALL
  • Location: Paseo de las Delicias, 30880 Águilas, Spain 
  • Photography: Julien Lanoo, Simon Menges
  • Authors: Fabrizio Barozzi , Alberto Veiga
  • Project leaders: Alberto Veiga, Agnieszka Samsel
  • Project team: Paulo Lopes, Tanja Oppowa, Antonio Pinto, Antonis Vourexakis, Luca Colomban, Brendan Lynch
  • Structural engineers: BOMA S.L. (more…)

Mieczyslaw Karlowicz Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin, Poland by Estudio Barozzi Veiga

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Estudio Barozzi Veiga

The Philarmonic Hall, which is to accommodate a concert hall and a chamber music hall , is a very complex building that occupies the same space as the former music building. This is a synthetic project that shares identifying traits with its surrounding context. Mass, versatility and the shape of the roof-lines are dominant, connecting the hall with the rest of the city.

Image Courtesy © Simon Menges

Image Courtesy © Simon Menges

  • Architects: Estudio Barozzi Veiga
  • Project: Mieczyslaw Karlowicz Philharmonic Hall
  • Location: Szczecin, Poland
  • Photography: Simon Menges

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