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Shanghai Opera House – Shanghai, China

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Building: Shanghai Opera House
Location: Shanghai, China
Architect: Snøhetta
Local Partner: ECADI
Completion: 2023

AE Interests: Identified by the 13th 5-year Plan set out in the 2010 Shanghai EXPO as a major cultural landmark. Three separate auditoriums housing 2000, 1200, and 1000 seats. Large spiral staircase with prominent cantilevers which expresses vertical motion and opens up the roof to pedestrians.

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Written by Liam Kristensen

November 21, 2019 at 1:23 pm

Posted in Built

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