Grand Théâtre de Genève
The Geneva Grand Theatre opened in 1879 and remains a key cultural hub for the city. Its renovation-extension offers additional working space (choir rehearsal rooms, ballet rehearsal rooms) in an underground extension, a new, quiet ventilation system and upgraded bars and foyers. Landmarked building.
New Build Renovation/Transformation Grand Théâtre de Genève www.gtg.ch
Location Geneva, Switzerland. Landmarked building.
Project Cost 70 million CHF (approximately 60 million €).
Time Frame Design: 2012-2016. Construction: 2017-2019. Opening: February 2019.
Owner City of Geneva, Switzerland.
Seat Count Renovation, remodelling and norms compliance for the whole building. Creation of an 813 m²-extension with three new rehearsal rooms, cloakrooms, and technical rooms in the basement, and rehabilitation of three pre-existing rehearsal rooms. Whole building surface: 2 958 m².
Uses Operas, ballets and recitals.
Services Comprehensive acoustic consulting services for the entire project from design to commissioning, including the overall building renovation and the extension creation.
Team Yann Jurkiewicz, Émilie Carayol, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.