Spuiforum, Den Haag

A new cultural centre, at the heart of The Hague, will host its Residentie Orkest along with the Koninklijk Conservatorium and the Nederlands Dans Theater.

View from the Spuiplein.
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Long section of the 1500-seat concert hall.
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Concert hall with its dedicated pattern of acoustic reflectors to break up sound reflection from the vault.
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Project of an ensemble hall for the Koninglijk Conservatorium,
inspired by the topology of Italian piazza.
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Large central atrium standing as the synergetic crossroad
for users and visitors.
© Neutelings Riedijk Architects
Technische Details

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Ort   The Hague, Netherlands.

Baukosten   181 million €.

Zeitrahmen   Competition 2010. Design 2013-2014. Construction 2013-2018.

Bauherr   City of The Hague.

Architekt(en)   Neutelings Riedijk Architects, Netherlands.

Theaterplaner(s)   Michel Cova, Frans Swarte, Ducks Scéno, France.

Zahl der Sitzplätze   A 1500-seat concert hall (2500 as standing audience), a 1300-seat dance/opera hall, and a 600-seat ensemble hall. Total area 45 000 m².

Nutzung   Home to The Nederlands Dans Theater, Residentie Orkest (residential orchestra), and Koninklijk Conservatorium (Royal Conservatory) with studios and educational classrooms.

Leistungsumfang   Comprehensive acoustic services from scheme design until completion.

Beteiligte Berater   Eckhard Kahle, Thomas Wulfrank, Cees Mulder, Kahle Acoustics. In collaboration with Level Acoustics for building acoustic.

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