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Ordos Concert Hall – Inner Mongolia, China

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Building: Ordos Concert Hall
Location: Kaokoashina New District, Ordos City
Architect: Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design
Client:  Ordos Jiang Yuan Reservoir Co., Ltd.
Facilities: 1,200-seat main concert hall, 335-seat performance theatre, 100-seat black box theatre, lounges, restaurant
Design Concepts: circulation, metamorphosis, lightness, Inspired by a traditional “long-sleeve” Chinese Dance, collection of three “Villas”

AE Interests: undulating curves, multipurpose, BIM, solar controls, perforated metal building envelope, glass technology, green roof

Article: Design Concepts

Images: Autodesk

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Written by Hannah James

September 27, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Posted in Built

Suzhou Science and Cultural Arts Center – Jiangsu Province, China

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Building: Suzhou Science and Cultural Arts Center
Location: Suzhou Industrial Park, China
Status : Completed in 2008
Client: City of Suzhou
Master Contractor: Paul Andreu Architects & ADPi
Architect: M.Flory
Owner: C.S. Land
Facilities: wall garden, 1200 seat theatre, 500 seat dining theatre, cineplex with IMAX, thematic science center, commercial center
Building Height: 34.5 m
Materials: steel structure, aluminum alloy truss, glass, aluminum panel, metal mesh, stone
Area of Curtain: 82,000 m2
Curtain Wall Consultant: CPG Environmental Engineering Co. Ltd Suzhou Office
Audio Technical Consultants: Theatre Project Consultant, Rightway Audio Consultants, Yavatop Technology

AE Interests: Curtain wall design, acoustics, theatre design, aseismic design, building envelope lighting

Articles: Curtain Wall, Facilities(Keyword: Suzhou Science),Acoustics

Images: Paul Andreu Architects, DingManPhotos, Theatre Projects

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Written by Hannah James

September 27, 2012 at 2:06 pm

Posted in Built