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International READY.SET Design Competition

07:00 - 7 February, 2019
International READY.SET Design Competition

Victory Hall Opera [VHO]—in partnership with VMDO Architects of Charlottesville, Virginia—is inviting entries for a modular set design competition. VHO challenges all assumptions about the presentation and interpretation of opera, and is seeking a set design that will rethink what a set can be.

Henning Larsen Selected to Expand Opéra Bastille in Paris

12:45 - 5 February, 2019
Henning Larsen Selected to Expand Opéra Bastille in Paris, Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen
Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen

Henning Larsen has been selected to expand and transform the French Opéra Bastille, the largest opera house in Paris. Designed with collaborators Reichen et Robert & Associés, dUCKS Scéno, Peutz & Associés Acoustic Consultants and CET Ingénierie, the proposal includes a redesigned and extended public foyer that will open to street-level activity, as well as expanded infrastructure and workshop facilities, and the addition of a new 800-seat auditorium for use as rehearsal and performance space.

Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen Opéra Bastille Expansion. Image Courtesy of Henning Larsen + 6

Guangxi Culture & Art Center / gmp Architects

00:00 - 7 September, 2018
Guangxi Culture & Art Center / gmp Architects, © Christian Gahl
© Christian Gahl

© Christian Gahl © Christian Gahl © Christian Gahl © Christian Gahl + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Liangqing Qu, Nanning shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Meinhard von Gerkan, Nikolaus Goetze, Dirk Heller
  • Project managent

    Dirk Seyffert
  • Partner practice in China

    ECADI, Shanghai & Shanghai Modern
  • Area

    113764.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
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