Salle del Castillo, Vevey
This prestigious 1908 building has been fully renovated in order to host concerts and local activities in better conditions.
Renovation/Transformation Salle del Castillo www.salledelcastillo.ch
Location Vevey, Switzerland.
Project Cost 18 million CHF (approx. 15 million €).
Time Frame Renovation: 2011-2014. Opening: November 2014.
Owner City of Vevey, Switzerland.
Architect(s) Architecum, Montreux www.architecum.ch
Theatre Planner(s) Artsceno, Philippe Warrand, Switzerland artsceno.ch
Seat Count A 500-seat room capacity with retractable seating and fixed balcony of 50 seats; with standing audience the room can accomodate 1 000 people. 2 corporate event rooms. Total area approx. 1 500 m².
Uses Multifunctional room for chamber music orchestras, vocal music, theatre, amplified music, seminars and banquets.
Services Acoustic quality definition of the concert hall (including acoustic variability according to room usage), acoustic isolation and control of noise sources and other technical settings.
Team Eckhard Kahle, Yann Jurkiewicz, Johan Brulez, Kahle Acoustics.