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The Esplanade – Singapore

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Building: The Esplanade
Location: Singapore
Completion: 2002
Architect: DP Architects Pte Ltd. & Michael Wilford & Partners
Structural Engineer: Atelier One
AE Interests: This waterside performing arts center houses five auditoriums, several outdoor performance spaces, and a mix of offices, stores, and apartments. The main concert hall has controllable resonance chambers and an adjustable acoustical ceiling. The interior steel structure supports a façade of glazing with 6,200 aluminum panels which are angled according to the position of the sun. 

Written by Christopher Lawrence

March 19, 2010 at 9:32 pm

Posted in Built

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