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The Sage Gateshead – Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Priscilla Nguyen on December 4, 2012

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Building: The Sage Gateshead
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
Completed: 2004
Architect: Foster and Partners
Specialist Engineer: Buro Happold
Structural Engineer: Connell Mott MacDonald
Contractor: Laing O’Rourke

AE Interests: curved glass and stainless steel building with three performance spaces that are acoustically insulated from each other; acoustics were improved using concrete containing extra air bubbles; ceiling panels can be raised or lowered to manipulate the room’s sound profile; the three main performance halls (Hall One, Hall Two, and the Northern Rock Foundation Hall) are not contiguous and have gaps between the walls and ceilings

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