Dramatic Landscapes Influence Design: Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center

Posted on March 4, 2013

The Western Texas landscape is made up of sparse, flat desert and endless skies. Recently, two mid-sized cities in this region, Odessa and Midland, and the local college campus, University ...

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Austrian Festival Hall To Be Winter Opera Venue

Posted on January 1, 2013

An exciting new concert hall in Erl, Austria recently caught our attention. With construction completed this August and shows beginning this winter, the Hall promises to become a favorite ...

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Severance Hall: Suhttp://i.imgur.com/0dimk5z.jpgperior Acoustics Through Concert Hall Design

Posted on September 5, 2012

Our site's founder has previously mentioned that Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once famously called architecture "frozen music." It's through that haunting lens that we're taking a closer look at the ...

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Norway’s Striking New Performing Arts Center by ALA Architects

Posted on April 10, 2012

A surefire way to bring much needed attention to your city is to build a new architectural landmark - just consider some of the recent projects we have covered. The ...

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‘Ark Nova’, A Mobile Concert Hall For Recovering Northern Japan

Posted on September 26, 2011

The Ark Nova Concert Hall is a collaboration between one the world’s most renown architects, Arata Isozaki, and artist, Anish Kapoor. Together they have designed a concert hall that is ...

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The Lyric Theatre, Belfast: A New Angle for an Old Theatre

Posted on June 13, 2011

You’ve probably noticed the term “modular” popping up on this site, or any other architecture and design site you might visit. A modular structure means that you are working with ...

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Harpa is a Shimmering New Cultural Landmark for Reykjavík

Posted on May 28, 2011

Although the skies over Reykjavik recently fell dark when the Grimsvotn volcano erupted, the new Harpa Concert Hall and Convention Center shines on: both literally and figuratively. Designed by the ...

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A Long Time Coming: The Helsinki Music Center Opening Spring 2011

Posted on April 28, 2011

If good things come to those who wait, then the Helsinki Music Center, set to open in May, must be an extraordinarily good thing, having been nearly 20 years in ...

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The Battle to Build the Usher Concert Hall

Posted on December 20, 2010

Working with old buildings can be a difficult and expensive process, but for continued usage renovation can be essential. Edinburgh's Usher Hall offers a good example of the many problems ...

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The Magical Spirit of Warsaw’s New Concert Hall

Posted on December 6, 2010

Poland’s internationally-renowned Sinfonia Varsovia is scheduled to get a new home; on November 14, 2010, the prestigious design firm Atelier Thomas Pucher ZT GmbH of Austria was awarded a first ...

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