Oriental Art Center
Located on Century Avenue Shanghai Oriental Art Center is a cultural complex with an area of 40,000 sqm. The seven-story building that includes major consists of a concert hall for 1979 seats Philharmonic Orchestra, a 1054-seat theater and a hall for chamber music of 330 seats. The OAC also includes appendices of public facilities such as exhibition hall, music shops, restaurant and art information center. The building is covered by a single cantilevered roof, connected to the base by glass walls in single curvature. The shape of the building, highlighted by shadows and reflections, is constantly changing when you turn around. She leaps from the ground and opens to the sky.
(text from architects' website)
Contributed by ArchiTeam
Project Manager: Felipe Starling.
Main Architects: Graciela Torre, Roberta Affatato, Michel Adment, Hervé Langlais.
Acoustics: M. Vian (CSTB)
Client: Shanghai Pudong New Area Culture Broadcast Television Office.
Area: 39 694 m².
Cost: 94.2 M€.
Photos: Paul Andreu Architects
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