Maroc Telecom / Jean-Paul Viguier Architecture

© Takuji Shimmura

Architects: Jean-Paul Viguier Architecture
Location: ,
Architects: Jean-Paul Viguier, Omar Kobbite
Structural Engineers: SETEC TPI
Decorator : Juan Trindade
Area: 27500.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Takuji Shimmura

BMCE Headquarters / Foster + Partners

© Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

Architects: Foster + Partners
Location: ,
Photographs: Nigel Young

Rabat Grand Theatre / Zaha Hadid

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Following a recent ceremony in , Morroco, Agence pour l’Aménagement de la Vallée du Bouregreg (The Bouregreg Valley Development Agency) verified that architectural designs will be provided by Zaha Hadid Architects.  The program will include three theater spaces, indoor spaces consisting of 2,050-seat and a 520-seat, and a fully-equipped outdoor amphitheater holding up to 7,000 people.   The theaters will share back of house facilities, efficiently reducing the size of the building services needed.  Creative studios will also be incorporated into this cultural venue.  Estimated cost is at 120 Million Euros for the Grand Theatre.

Follow the break for more renderings of The Rabat Grand Theatre.

Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
Location: Rabat, Morocco
Design: Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
Associate: Nils Peter Fisher
Project Leader: William Tan
Project Team: Torsten Broeder, Martin Krcha, Hoda Nobakhti, Rafael Contreras, Yevgeniya Pozigun, Michal Treder
Structure Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor
MEP Engineer: MaxFordham
Acoustics & Theatre: Artec Consultant
Facade: Donnell Consultants Incorporated
Lighting: Office for Visual Interaction Inc
Client: Agence pour l’Aménagement de la Vallée du Bouregreg
Project Area: 47,000 sqm
Renderings: Methanoia, Courtesy of Zaha Hadid

National Museum of Archaeology and Earth Sciences / archi5 & OKA

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French architects archi5 and Omar Kobbité Architectes (OKA), have won a competition to design the National Museum of Archaeology and Earth Sciences in Rabat, . More images and architect’s description after the break.