Performing Arts Centers
Left: Rendering of The Chrysalis courtesy of © THEVERYMANY. Right: The Chrysalis, as it nears completion in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods © Arup.
The stage is covered with a curving steel and aluminum-shingled shell.
Image © Volker Kreidler
The hall hosted its debut concert on Saturday, March 4 with a performance by the Boulez Ensemble....
Image courtesy of The Container Globe
The Container Globe would be used for theater performances, live music, and as a sculpture garden...
Main Concert Hall. Image courtesy of Sydney Opera House
Acoustical improvements will be made alongside upgrades in accessibility, efficiency, and flexibi...read more
The performance space at the Omaha (Neb.) Conservatory of Music was carved from the sanctuary of what had been Temple Israel. Image: @2015 Dan Schwalm/HDR
The Omaha Conservatory of Music gets a new home in a temple. A fire leads to an ambitious rebuild...read more
Diamond Schmitt's Buddy Holly Hall in Lubbock, Texas. Renderings courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click images to enlarge.
The spacious and versatile complex can hold operas, plays, rock concerts, and conferences.... read more
Dubai Opera House. Rendering courtesy Emaar.
The Opera District will have a 2,000-seat theater and three residential complexes.
Taipei Pop Music Center’s North Site (background) and South Site (foreground). All renderings: Jesse Reiser + Nanako Umemoto. Click here for larger image.
The designers believe the center, which will have performance areas, production spaces, and a hal...read more
Rendering courtesy © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Among the unique design features is a movable set of structural audience “towers” that allows for...read more
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
The buildings will sit next to each other, connected with landscaping that will bring in over 100 new trees. Renderings by Encore courtesy Thomas Phifer and Partners
Emphasizing the building’s role in the public sphere, the museum will be accessible from all side...
The design, called Theater on the Parade, received 57% of 2,681 votes cast online, beating out Rotterdam-based Ector Hoogstad Architects’ more classical, brick-structured proposal. Renderings courtesy UNStudio
UNStudio’s Theatre on the Parade received nearly three-fifths of votes cast in contest between tw...read more
The museum was conceived as a formal extension to the breakwater. Renderings courtesy Rojkind Arquitectos
The same way Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim has put Bilbao on the map, architect Michel Rojkind hopes h...read more
London's newest business complex, Pop Brixton, will support local entrepreneurs, create jobs, and...read more
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the "Last Column" (pictured). It was honored with a Gold Award in BD+C's 2015 Building Team Awards. Photo: Jin Lee / courtesy 9/11 Memorial Museum
From Lean construction to tri-party IPD to advanced BIM/VDC coordination, these 14 Building Teams...read more
The new arts venue at Virginia Tech is the ninth building on campus to be LEED-certified. Jeff Goldberg/Esto Photographics Inc.
The STV-led Building Team creates a world-class performance and arts venue with learning and entr...read more
The Vanderbilt Medical Center at One Hundred Oaks Mall transformed a former 1960s-era indoor shopping mall in Nashville, Tenn., into a mixed-use medical office center for Vanderbilt University. Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University
Approximately one-third of the country’s 1,200 enclosed malls are dead or dying. The good news is...read more
Antinori Winter by Archea Associati in San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence, Italy. Photo by Pietro Savorelli
Bjarke Ingels' Danish Maritime Museum and the Ravensburg Art Museum by Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei...read more
The 2.4-acre park is the brainchild of billionaire mogul Barry Diller and his wife, the fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg. Renderings courtesy Heatherwick Studio
The developers envision the 2.4-acre space as a major performance arts venue.
You can catch a train at Minneapolis’s new Target Field Station. You can also share in an experie...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
The Bahrain National Theatre will be recognized with an Honor Award by the United States Institut...read more
Backed by billionaire Barry Diller, the $170 million "floating park" is planned for the Hudson Ri...read more
The winning scheme by Seoul-based Designcamp Moonpark features a dramatic folded facade that take...read more
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...read more
During a literary symposium in Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged architects, authors, a...read more
The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
The impetus behind Harvard's Center for Green Buildings and Cities is what the design school’s de...read more
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the American Institute of Architects’ effort to have arc...read more