The National Grand Theater by Paul Andreu

The National Grand Theater located in Beijing, China, is composed by an opera, a concert hall and two theaters joined under a titanium and glass shell that covers the public area. Paul Andreu designed this cultural complex conceived as a “city of theaters” surrounded by an artificial lake in a new urban park. The exterior is a shell in the shape of a half ellipsoid covered by titanium panels, and broken in the middle by a curtain of glass that opens gradually from top to bottom. The entrance Read more […]
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Waveline by hanrahanMeyers Architects

hMA’s project WaveLine is a multi-purpose theater adjacent to an existing community center in Queens, New York. The roof, the principal design feature of the new building, was designed as a sculptural shape with standing seam stainless steel cladding. The roof shape is also a direct response to acoustic studies, developing optimal sound projections for theatrical productions in the space. The interior is a simple, white, one-room volume for performance and sport. Entering the building visitors Read more […]
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