Performing Arts Centers
Courtesy Steven Chilton Architects
Steven Chilton Architects designed the project.
All photos: David Lloyd, Courtesy SWA
The Xiqu Center is the first venue in the world designed for classical Chinese Opera.
Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch, designed by HGA. The library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo courtesy HGA
Whiting-Turner, Turner, PCL, Clark Group, and Gilbane top the rankings of the nation's largest cu...read more
The Sunset Park Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, designed by Magnusson Architecture and Planning, comprises eight stories and 21,000 sf. The library encompasses the first two and a half floors of the building, while the remaining five and a half floors house 50 affordable residences for qualified low-income occupants. Rendering courtesy Magnusson Architecture and Planning
Jacobs, Arup, EXP, BRPH, and Thornton Tomasetti head the rankings of the nation's largest cultura...read more
The HGA-designed Mitchell Street Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library was created from the former Hills Department Store originally built in 1919. Photo: Courtesy HGA
Gensler, Populous, DLR Group, Stantec, and Perkins and Will top the rankings of the nation's larg...read more
Macalester College’s new Theater, Dance, and Classroom building in St. Paul, Minn., designed by HGA, includes a flexible performance space that allows for different seating and performance configurations. Photo: Courtesy HGA
The future of libraries is less about being quiet and more about hands-on learning and face-to-fa...read more
An aerial view of The REACH (left, in front of the Kennedy Center), whose three pavilions are connected underground. Images: Richard Barnes, Courtesy of Steven Holl Architects.
The REACH, with three pavilions on a generous lawn, adds openness and light to this performance s...read more
Courtesy AUX Architecture.
AUX Architecture designed the building.
Reiser + Umemoto designed the facility.
Courtesy Leo A Daly
Leo A Daly designed the expansion.
Courtesy of the Colburn School
The expansion will add three performance venues to the downtown L.A. campus.
Rendering courtesy BIG
The project is a 3-in-1 cultural venue in downtown Tirana.
Rendering courtesy of SPF:architects
SPF:architects designed the complex.
Photo courtesy of Windover Construction
CBT Architects and Windover Construction collaborated on the adaptive reuse project for Middlesex...read more
The 1,200-seat John Anson Ford Amphitheater will reopen next month after a nearly four-year, $72.2 million renovation and expansion. Image: Gennia Cui
The performing arts venue, nearly a century old, has undergone an extensive refurbishing.
For more than 15 years, LPA has completed many projects for the East Central Independent School D...read more
Left: Rendering of The Chrysalis courtesy of © THEVERYMANY. Right: The Chrysalis, as it nears completion in Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods © Arup.
The stage is covered with a curving steel and aluminum-shingled shell.
Image © Volker Kreidler
The hall hosted its debut concert on Saturday, March 4 with a performance by the Boulez Ensemble....
Image courtesy of The Container Globe
The Container Globe would be used for theater performances, live music, and as a sculpture garden...
Main Concert Hall. Image courtesy of Sydney Opera House
Acoustical improvements will be made alongside upgrades in accessibility, efficiency, and flexibi...read more
The performance space at the Omaha (Neb.) Conservatory of Music was carved from the sanctuary of what had been Temple Israel. Image: @2015 Dan Schwalm/HDR
The Omaha Conservatory of Music gets a new home in a temple. A fire leads to an ambitious rebuild...read more
Diamond Schmitt's Buddy Holly Hall in Lubbock, Texas. Renderings courtesy Diamond Schmitt Architects. Click images to enlarge.
The spacious and versatile complex can hold operas, plays, rock concerts, and conferences.... read more
Dubai Opera House. Rendering courtesy Emaar.
The Opera District will have a 2,000-seat theater and three residential complexes.
Taipei Pop Music Center’s North Site (background) and South Site (foreground). All renderings: Jesse Reiser + Nanako Umemoto. Click here for larger image.
The designers believe the center, which will have performance areas, production spaces, and a hal...read more
Rendering courtesy © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Among the unique design features is a movable set of structural audience “towers” that allows for...read more
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
The buildings will sit next to each other, connected with landscaping that will bring in over 100 new trees. Renderings by Encore courtesy Thomas Phifer and Partners
Emphasizing the building’s role in the public sphere, the museum will be accessible from all side...
The design, called Theater on the Parade, received 57% of 2,681 votes cast online, beating out Rotterdam-based Ector Hoogstad Architects’ more classical, brick-structured proposal. Renderings courtesy UNStudio
UNStudio’s Theatre on the Parade received nearly three-fifths of votes cast in contest between tw...read more
The museum was conceived as a formal extension to the breakwater. Renderings courtesy Rojkind Arquitectos
The same way Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim has put Bilbao on the map, architect Michel Rojkind hopes h...read more
London's newest business complex, Pop Brixton, will support local entrepreneurs, create jobs, and...read more