Turku Music Centre
The new Turku Music Centre on the banks of the Aura River will combine world-class acoustics with innovative design and functionalities. The collaboration with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra will ultimately convey an immersion into music through a tailored-made ideal soundscape in a low carbon footprint and energy efficiency building.
Nieuwbouw Turku Music Centre www.turku.fi
Locatie Turku, Finland.
Bouwkosten 84 million €.
Periode Competition: 2021. Design: 2021-2022. Construction: 2023-2025. Opening: End of 2025.
Opdrachtgever City of Turku, Owner member of Alliance.
Architect(en) PES-Arkkitehdit Ltd, Helsinki www.pesark.com Architect member of Alliance • WSP Finland Oy, Helsinki www.wsp.com Engineering member of Alliance.
Contractant(en) Hartela Länsi-Suomi Oy, Finland www.hartela.fi Contractor member of Alliance.
Capaciteit Two auditoriums: a 1 300-seat concert hall optimized for symphony orchestra concerts, also housing operas and amplified music events, and a 300-seat multipurpose hall for performances, events and orchestra rehearsals.
Gebruik In addition to housing the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, the centre will accommodate large orchestral ensembles together with choir and organ, amplified music performances, rehearsals and recordings included, congresses or other functions.
Werkzaamheden Full-service acoustics consulting for the concert hall and ancillary spaces, including room acoustics design, acoustical shaping and optimisation of the concert hall, tuning of the acoustics for opening, sound isolation design and services noise control, in collaboration with Akukon Oy.
Adviseur(s) Yann Jurkiewicz, Vincent Berrier, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics • Henrik Möller, Akukon Finland Oy.
[ 7 pages ]A man with exceptionally precise ears was flown to Finland from Belgium - Now he's knocking on wood at Raisio, by Jonna Rönkä, Helsingin Sanomat (HS) Turku, 25 March 2023. Suomeen lennätettiin Belgiasta mies, jolla on poikkeuksellisen tarkat korvat – Nyt hän koputtelee puuta Raisiossa, Jonna Rönkä, Helsingin Sanomat (HS) Turku, 25. maaliskuuta 2023.