The Treviso-based practice of Michel Carlana, Luca Mezzalira, and Curzio Pentimalli built the new Music School of Bressanone, which was founded in 1961 and is among the most important cultural institutions in the Alpine region of South Tyrol. The ti
Inspired in the worlds of nature and of music, the Japanese studio won in 2014 the competition to build the House of Hungarian Music, to be built in Budapest’s largest park. An undulated disc, pierced by random openings, is elevated on slender suppor
The project approaches the Zeleieta Zentroa building as an autonomous element. With this idea as starting point, the following objectives are set: in the first place, to turn its party wall into an extra facade to complete and wrap up the entire peri
The new opera house of Shanghai, with its sculptural roof of spiraling steps leading down to a square beside the Huangpu River, will contain three auditoriums seating 2,000, 1,200, and 1,000.
An envelope of aluminum scales with patterns inspired in Escherian motifs protects a large balconied concert hall designed in the manner of Scharoun¹s Berliner Philaharmonie.
Located in the middle of Hamburg’s HafenCity, the Elbphilharmonie marks a location that was known to the public but not really accessible, and that will now become a center of social, cultural and daily life both for locals and visitors. The site is
Located in the small Polish city of Torun – whose old quarter is on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1997 – the Jordanki Cultural and Congress Center goes up in a green ring around the historic center and looks out onto the river. This strategic
Blended in the historic center, the project traverses the whole perimeter of the plot surrounding the interior garden. With this strategy it respects the urban fabric of the city while bringing out the presence of the adjacent building... [+]
The pavilion is to rise over the roofs of the historical quarter of the city of Kongsberg as a main venue, for three summer months, of a prestigious international jazz festival, then completely dismantled and stored for the rest of the year. This tem
The building addresses its surroundings with a volume contour evoking the pitched roofs of traditional houses and a colorful envelope conceived like a work of ‘op-art’.
La Kunstuniversität Graz (Escuela Superior de Música y Artes Escénicas), conocida como KUG, estrena su Haus für Musik und Musiktheater (Casa y Teatro de la Música) con un nombre de extrañas resonancias, MUMUTH. Como parte del centro de formación de j
The firm of the Madrid architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano – one of Spain’s most international practices, with a branch in Berlin – recently opened the Arvo Pärt Center in Laulasmaa, 35 kilometers from Tallin. Named after the composer it
Among Spain’s young practices right now, Barozzi Veiga is one of those most present in the international spotlight, and it has just wrapped up a music school in Brunico, a town in Italy’s South Tyrol region. Respect for the urban fabric, with its con
Buildings made for sound are also made for sight. My generation learned the rule that auditoria are constructions to be judged with one’s eyes closed, but in truth few buildings are enjoyed with such wide open eyes as those raised for music. Be they
The philharmonic typology designed by Hans Scharoun has been the model for the grand auditoriums built in the last decades, all conceived as landmarks in their respective cities.
En 2002 cayó, víctima de aluminosis, el teatro Atlántida de Vic; ocho años después, Josep Llinás, Josep Llobet, Pedro Ayesta y Laia Vives han terminado el nuevo conjunto que lo sustituye, bautizado como Centro de Artes Escénicas de Osona, la comarca