Performing arts center

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Project • By Uygur ArchitectsAuditoriums

TED Ankara College Campus Performing Arts Centre

The project, which won the architectural project competition for the Ted Ankara College Campus with a capacity of 6000 students in 1998, was implemented in 2005 and educational activities have begun. Conceptualized and designed by Semra Uygur and Özcan Uygur, this campus is a city simulation accomplished adopting the principle that education should create its own urban life even if it is in an area remote from the city. As a result of this design principle, TED Ankara College Campus operates as an actual city with the daily circulation routes designed considering the diversity of common indoor-outdoor areas, functional arrangement, meeting of various users, and the requirements emerged within the process. deniz uygur cemal emde... More

Project • By 3RW arkitekterConcert Halls


The transformation of Sentralbadet into a new performing arts center for BIT and Carte Blanche is driven by the idea of renewal and protection trough use – enhancing the architectural and occupational qualities trough simple but active interventions for openness and transparency building and user alike. Collaboration with Atelier Oslo, Shjeldrup og Gram, Østengen og Bergo, COWI, OBAS, Andrea Spreafico and Sigve Sælensminde. More

Project • By HEDAuditoriums

Palo Alto High School New Performing Arts Center

Situated in close proximity to existing drama, choir and music programs, Palo Alto High School’s Performing Arts Center creates new, flexible spaces—and new opportunities—for each.   Providing community gathering and meeting areas as well as performance space, the facility is fully equipped with the latest A/V technology, and can accommodate an entire grade group for orientations, lectures and assemblies.   The exterior elevation features traditional design elements, including covered porches and arcades. Multifunctional, the gabled roof utilizes a simply conveying system to channel and discharge water, while the porches and arcades offer shading to reduce heat gain.   With construction recently... More

Project • By HEDCommunity Centres

Oceanside Performing Arts Center

HED was selected from a pool of 28 submissions and 5 finalists to design the Oceanside Unified School District’s, New Performing Arts Center at Oceanside High School. This $17 Million project includes a 500-seat main hall and 150-seat studio theater.Sustainable Building Strategies:- Exposed southwest walls are covered with ‘green screen’ for cooling and protection.- Broad roof overhang provides protection from sun and rain and reduces glare while promoting indoor / outdoor use of lobby with natural ventilation.- Fly tower utilized to integrate a solar chimney for passive cooling. - Main spaces in the building employ displacement ventilation, taking advantage of the single tiered seating and high volume in the theaters. This system will... More

Project • By SPF:architectsCultural Centres

The Anaheim Performing Arts Center (APAC)

SPF:architects (SPF:a), an award-winning studio based in Culver City, has released new renderings of their design for the Anaheim Performing Arts Center (APAC), located in Anaheim, California. The images reveal the complete scheme of the $500 million, 500,000-square-foot cultural campus, which is anticipated to become a world-class destination for the performing arts.APAC will replace Anaheim’s City National Grove, introducing an 11-acre program defined by three theatres—a 2,000-seat concert hall, a 1,700-seat opera hall, a 600-seat black box theatre—and a museum tower with observatory set upon 24-foot podium. The site will also incorporate an outdoor amphitheater, two restaurants, office space, a convention hall, and lecture room... More