Casa
da Musica

Location
Porto, Portugal
Status
Opened in September 2004
Surface
43 000m²
Description

1 200-seat concert hall and a modular 300-seat chamber music hall. Rehearsal rooms, educational facilities, cyber café.

Mission

Consultant to the architect for the design of the hall and the technical spaces. Concept design of the performance spaces. Design of scenographic machinery, curtain mechanisms, lighting and audiovisual systems. Concept design of architectural lighting.

Consultants

Acoustics : DHV
Engineering : Arup, AFA

Cost

EUR 52M

Owner

City of Porto

Awards

European Award 2007 from the Royal Institute
Of British Architects (RIBA).

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