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Grand Theater Qingdao / gmp architekten

  • 01:00 - 6 July, 2012
Grand Theater Qingdao / gmp architekten
Grand Theater Qingdao / gmp architekten

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  • Location

    Qingdao, Shandong, China
  • Architects

    gmp architekten
  • Design Team

    Meinhard von Gerkan, Stephan Schütz, Nicolas Pomränke
  • Area

    60000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010

© Christian Gahl

The Grand Theater is situated on the eastern side of the city of Qingdao between a bay in the Yellow Sea and Mount Laoshan (1,130m above sea level). Because of the unique situation of the massif directly by the sea, the Laoshan ridge is often wreathed in clouds, which gives the landscape a unique, often mystical, setting.

© Christian Gahl

The style of the building relates to the mentioned natural spectacle, with the massif and the lightness of the clouds reflected in the appearance of the Grand Theater. It rises from the landscape like a mountain — a cloud-like roof seems to wreathe the four buildings. The raised terraces in the surrounding park are reminiscent of a mountain plateau, and take their bearings both from the sea and the mountains.

© Christian Gahl

In addition to the opera house a concert and a multifunction hall as well as a media center and a hotel are integrated into the complex.

The foyer of the opera house offers direct views of the sea. Audiences can enter the auditorium on two levels, either via the lower level, giving access to the large cloakrooms and the lower circle, or via the main foyer.

© Christian Gahl

The walls and floor of the foyer are clad with local stone, which emphasizes the affinity of the building with the mountain.

Plan

The stage and backstage areas are flexibly designed so that events of different nature can be performed.

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