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Adjaye, Chipperfield Among 6 Shortlisted in Competition for Edinburgh Concert Hall

12:00 - 1 February, 2017
Adjaye, Chipperfield Among 6 Shortlisted in Competition for Edinburgh Concert Hall, The new building will be located behind the existing Royal Bank of Scotland / Dundas House, a category A listed building built in the 18th century. Image © Flickr user kaysgeog. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
The new building will be located behind the existing Royal Bank of Scotland / Dundas House, a category A listed building built in the 18th century. Image © Flickr user kaysgeog. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The International Music and Performing Arts Charitable Trust Scotland (IMPACT Scotland) has announced a shortlist of 6 teams in the running to design a new concert hall and arts center in the heart of the Edinburgh New Town World Heritage Site. The building, estimated to cost up to £45 million ($57 million USD), will house a 1,000 seat auditorium that will become the new home of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

From 69 expressions of interest in the competition, six teams have been selected by IMPACT Scotland’s judging panel as finalists for the commission. The firms are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Fine Arts Museum / Barozzi Veiga

03:00 - 3 August, 2016
Fine Arts Museum / Barozzi Veiga, © Simon Menges
© Simon Menges

© Simon Menges  © Simon Menges  © Simon Menges  © Simon Menges  +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Chur, Switzerland
  • Architect in Charge

    Fabrizio Barozzi , Alberto Veiga
  • Project Leader

    Katrin Baumgarten
  • Area

    4000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Architecture Is The Music of Space Five Exceptional Concert Halls in Europe

18:25 - 22 June, 2016
Architecture Is The Music of Space Five Exceptional Concert Halls in Europe, Foto: Jakub Certowicz, press materials of the exhibition 'Architecture is the Music of Space'
Foto: Jakub Certowicz, press materials of the exhibition 'Architecture is the Music of Space'

On June 22, 2016 the Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin will house the vernissage of the Architecture Is The Music of Space exhibition. It will present an architectural analysis of five outstanding concert halls, constructed in Europe in recent years (in Szczecin, Oslo, Blaibach, Reykjavik and Porto), and an exceptional work of art created as an homage to the Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic.

Fabrizio Barozzi on Finding the Specific and Avoiding the Generic in Architecture

09:30 - 21 August, 2015
Fabrizio Barozzi on Finding the Specific and Avoiding the Generic in Architecture, Philharmonic Hall Szczecin. Image © Simon Menges
Philharmonic Hall Szczecin. Image © Simon Menges

Established in 2004, Spanish studio Barozzi/Veiga have become known for their intellectual approach to design and their precise solutions which draw on both local conditions and a sense of uniqueness - an approach which recently won them the Mies van der Rohe Award for their Philharmonic Hall SzczecinIn this interview, originally published in the August issue of Indian Architect & Builder under the title "Script of Simplicity," Fabrizio Barozzi speaks about the award-winning Philharmonic Hall Szczecin, the connection Barozzi/Veiga keeps between research and design, and how they avoid the generic in their architecture.

Indian Architect & Builder: Tell us a little about Barozzi/Veiga; the ideas, principles and core philosophies of your practice.

Fabrizio Barozzi: We always try to create an "essential" architecture. We understand essential architecture as a public architecture, an architecture that intends to generate some positive changes in the community for which it is built. An architecture that arises in a context without harshness, specific and inspired by its environment. We believe that this kind of approach to architecture is what brings out the characteristics of each site and therefore the diversity of ideas that exist in the world.

AD Interviews: Barozzi / Veiga

21:26 - 22 May, 2015

Earlier this month, during the award ceremony for the 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture-, we had the opportunity to speak with winners Barozzi / Veiga, who won for their Philharmonic Hall Szczecin. We asked Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga, founders of the eponymous, Barcelon-based firm, about their project and their office. 

The architects describe the process of incorporating and filtering many influences to arrive at the final design for the Philharmonic Hall, emphasizing that they strove to "create a quality" that transforms from day to night. Learn more about the project by watching the video above, and see what the jury had to say after the break. 

Estudio Barozzi Veiga's Philharmonic Hall Szczecin Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu

12:15 - 8 May, 2015
Estudio Barozzi Veiga's Philharmonic Hall Szczecin Photographed by Laurian Ghinitoiu, © Laurian Ghinitoiu
© Laurian Ghinitoiu

Take a peek into Estudio Barozzi Veiga's Philharmonic Hall Szczecin—which was announced today as the winner of the 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture–Mies van der Rohe Award—through the lens of Romanian photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu

Barozzi / Veiga’s Philharmonic Hall Szczecin Receives 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture–Mies van der Rohe Award

07:42 - 8 May, 2015
Barozzi / Veiga’s Philharmonic Hall Szczecin Receives 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture–Mies van der Rohe Award, © Simon Menges
© Simon Menges

Barozzi / Veiga’s Philharmonic Hall Szczecin in Szczecin, Poland has been selected as the winner of the 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture-Mies van der Rohe Award. The design was influenced by the surrounding context and buildings, specifically by the “verticality of the city’s residential buildings, by the monumentality of the upright ornaments of its neo-Gothic churches and the heavy volumes of its Classicist buildings, by the towers that dot its entire skyline and the cranes of its port,” according to the architects. The Philharmonic Hall features large skylights and is clad with glass on the outside, providing a contrast to the surrounding buildings.

The Philharmonic Hall Szczecin was selected over four other finalist projects: Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei’s Ravensburg Art Museum; BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group’s Danish Maritime Museum; Archea Associati’s Antinori Winery; and O’Donnell + Tuomey’s Saw Swee Hock Student Centre.  The five finalists presented their projects to the jury on May 7, and the official award ceremony was held this morning in Barcelona at Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion.

Philharmonic Hall Szczecin / Estudio Barozzi Veiga

00:00 - 29 October, 2014
Philharmonic Hall Szczecin / Estudio Barozzi Veiga, © Simon Menges
© Simon Menges

© Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges © Simon Menges +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Szczecin, Poland
  • Architect in Charge

    Fabrizio Barozzi , Alberto Veiga
  • Project Leaders

    Pieter Janssens, Agnieszka Samsel
  • Project Team

    Marta Grządziel, Isak Mayor, Petra Jossen, Cristina Lucena, Cristina Porta, Ruben Sousa
  • Area

    13000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Auditorium and Congress Palace Infanta Doña Elena / Estudio Barozzi Veiga

01:00 - 28 July, 2011
Auditorium and Congress Palace Infanta Doña Elena / Estudio Barozzi Veiga, © Julien Lanoo
© Julien Lanoo

© Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo © Julien Lanoo +20

Ribera del Duero Headquarters / Estudio Barozzi Veiga

01:00 - 25 July, 2011
Ribera del Duero Headquarters / Estudio Barozzi Veiga, © Mariela Apollonio
© Mariela Apollonio

© Mariela Apollonio © Mariela Apollonio © Mariela Apollonio © Mariela Apollonio +12

AD Futures #5: Estudio Barozzi Veiga

17:59 - 2 March, 2009

Dresden Museum of Contemporary Art – Estudio Barozzi Veiga, 2007

For our 5th installment of the AD Futures series, I have choosen Estudio Barozzi Veiga (EBV). The studio was formed in 2004 by Fabrizio Barozzi (Trento, Italy, 1976) and Alberto Veiga (Santiago, Spain, 1973). The preactice is based in Spain, but with project all over Europe (and a villa in China).

Why did I choose them? It wasn´t because of ORDOS 100, but actually for all the recent competitions they have won, on which you can see an excellence in design. Every one of this projects features a different approach in terms of design, showing a constant experimentation and search for innovation inside the practice.

Some of these awarded projects are currently ongoing (ROA Headquarters at Ribera del Duero, Aguilas Concert Hall and the Szczecin Philharmonic Hall), so we are close to see built projects from this practice.

Now onto some of these projects: