Latitude/Longitude: 31.2225, 121.542
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 Oriental Art Center, highlighted by shadows and reflections, is constantly changing when you turn around. She leaps from the ground and opens to the sky.
Designed by: Paul Andreu Architecte associated with ADPi and ECADI
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€
⇒ Architecture Guide to SHANGHAI