Taipei Performing Arts Centre

by | 31. Jul 2012

Cultural | Feature

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The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) was recently recently awarded the first prize in the international competition to build the Taipei Performing Arts Centre.

The scheme includes a 1,500 seat theater and two 800 seat theaters which plug into a central cube, clad in corrugated glass, that combines the stage accommodations of the three theaters in a single whole.

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Each theatre can be used independently or in combination with the other theaters. Connecting the different theaters offers new and experimental theatrical possibilities.

A public trajectory inside the cube exposes parts of the backstage areas otherwise hidden in typical theaters. The cube is placed on a socle preserving the existing lively local food market.

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INFORMATION

CITY Taipei City
COUNTRY Taiwan
CONSTRUCTION YEAR 2014
ARCHITECT OMA
Artech Inc.

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