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Suzhou Bay Cultural Centre – Suzhou, China

Posted in Built by antonysutanto on April 20, 2022

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Name: Suzhou Bay Cultural Centre
Location: Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Address: China, Jiangsu, Suzhou, Wujiang, 苏震桃公路辅路顾家荡路 邮政编码: 215103
Architect: Christian de Portzamparc / 2Portzamparc
Structural and Façade Engineer: Arup
Lighting: Artill
Acoustics: Xu Acoustique
Client: Suzhou Wujiang City Investment Development Co Ltd
Cost: $422 Million
Completion: 2020
Area: 215,000 m2
Height: 40 m

AE Interest: 1,600-seat opera house and 60,000 sqft opera house united by a 500m-long, 40-m-high metallic ribbon – the largest in the world; ribbons utilize space truss structures with rotating geometry and cantilevering 50m outwards; V-columns inserted into circular concrete columns and driven into the ground support the ribbons; in the opera theater, audience stands were used to help cantilever out many levels of seating; Rhino and Grasshopper were used to optimize design of curtain wall panels

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