Beijing Performing Arts Centre, Tongzhou District
The city of Beijing has a key cultural centre dedicated to the performing arts. This complex is made of three individual theaters: an opera house, a drama theater, and a concert hall, they are built at the north end of the Grand Canal, the oldest in the world, built on 486 BC and Unesco World Heritage Site.
New Build Beijing Performing Arts Centre.
Location Beijing, Tongzhou District, China.
Project Cost Undisclosed.
Time Frame Competition: 2020. Design: 2020-2022. Construction: 2021-2023. Opening: September 2023.
Owner Beijing City Sub-Center Investment and Construction Group Co., Ltd, in collaboration with Beijing National Centre for the Performing Arts.
Architect(s) Beijing Architectural Design and Research (BIAD), China www.biad.com.cn
Seat Count A 1 800-seat opera house, a 1 550-seat concert hall, a 1 000-seat Drama hall, a 500-seat multi-functional hall, rehearsal halls. Total area: 82 700 m².
Uses Cultural complex dedicated to music concerts and art performances.
Services Acoustic consulting mission until completion, including preliminary design, New Build drawing design and acoustic special design, 1:10 scale model, commissioning and post-commissioning services.
Team Thomas Wulfrank, Yann Jurkiewicz, Vincent Berrier, Evan Green, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics, in collaboration with ECADI Acoustics, and Theatre Special Design & Research Studio for the building acoustics, model tests and site supervision.