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Culture and Art Center Changsha

Changsha, China, 2011–

© Coop Himmelb(l)au
Program: Grand theater, culture and art center, hotel, offices, shopping mall, apartment

Competition: 2011

Gross floor area: 416 500m²

Changsha Meixihu Industrial Co., Ltd.

B+G Ingenieure / Bollinger und Grohmann GmbH
Prof. Klaus Bollinger
Buro Happold Ltd, Bath,UK Steve Mace

0 75 150 225ft
1 | 3000
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station of the line 2 at the north-west corner of the new development with the garden landscape and The beautiful landscape scenery of the Meixi Lake the individual building parts: Open Air Stage. The waterfront promenade grating all the service and leisure facilities to provide closes the loop between the west and east end of the an attractive and continuously active support for this development opening with a generous plaza in front dedicated cultural site. The state-of-the-art ditional Chinese Gardens transforming the elements equipped Opera Hall provides a multifunctional lay- of water. Apartment Extensions and a 5-star Highrise Hotel. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s proposal The walkway extends to the East over the garden consequently “thickens” up the ground surface and landscape to link the lecture halls. sional pre-stage to the Grand Hall.Culture and Art Center Changsha The new Grand Theater and the International Culture Directly on the ground and on the landscaped roof & Art Center are located in the Daheexi District on the surfaces a pedestrian walkway system interweaves northeastern side of the new Changsha Meixi Lake. The distribution of architectural volumes at the stairs and platforms already performing as a 3-dimen- Meixi Lake Culture & Art Center follows the idea of tra. Prix & Partner ZT GmbH CULTURE AND ART CENTER CHANGSHA . out to easily switch between eastern and western as cant urban shapes animating and vitalizing the daily well as traditional and modern stage designs. the important infrastructural hubs like the subway opposite to “Yuelu” hill/mountain. Art Center. stones. exhibition spaces transforms it into a flexible and lively landscape inte. as well as an optional Office and the architectural parts like precious objects into an ur. COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Wolf D. life of the entire Daheexi District. Grand drives the overall concept of the project by arranging Theater. The naturally shaped waves of the Grand Theater. of the garden also provide sports and recreation con- veniences that also include refreshing water surfaces The Grand Foyer reflects and highlights all of the and allow a controlled passing-through of light and advanced aspects of an Opera House with bridges. ban Chinese garden. bridges and flowers into signifi. & the art training center. air. hills.

80m +24.00m STORAGE / MECHANICAL / ORCHESTRA -14.20m MAKE UP ROOMS +00.00m Section 0 50 100 150ft 1 | 2000 0 10 20 30 40 50m 0 20 40 60 80 100m 剖面图 Section B-B | 1:1000 COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Wolf D. Prix & Partner ZT GmbH CULTURE AND ART CENTER CHANGSHA .50m ADMINISTRATION LOUNGE +14.20m +08.80m +55.00m +42.00m MAIN STAGE/ BACK STAGE MAIN ENTRANCE -05.20m +04.00m +01. © Coop Himmelb(l)au +150.00m -20.20m OPTIONAL RENTABLE SPACE +28.00m ADMINISTRATION/ DINING ROOM +18.

Prix & Partner ZT GmbH CULTURE AND ART CENTER CHANGSHA . © Coop Himmelb(l)au © Coop Himmelb(l)au COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Wolf D.