Teatre Nacional de Catalunya

Barcelona / Spain / 1997

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The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is one of Barcelona’s paramount cultural centres. A large staircase leads up to the main building. The huge foyer, the auditorium and the stage with its relevant installations are housed under a single metal gable-roof supported on large three-dimensional trusses and concrete architectural columns. The transparent foyer, draped with greenery, is a meeting place par excellence. The Italianate auditorium is the core of the building, accessed on various levels by a semicircular gallery with staircases at either end, adding a touch of theatricality to the space. The second building houses the storerooms and set workshops. The project includes a repertory theatre (900 seats), an experimental theatre (400 seats), an open-air theatre (400 seats), rehearsal rooms and a bar. Client: Generalitat de Catalunya Gross area: 22.239 m2 Consulting ingineering: estructuras ove arup / f. rubio, côtes international Installations: j.g. asociados - ofinco Acoustics: xu Furniture: Marta de Villalonga
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    The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is one of Barcelona’s paramount cultural centres. A large staircase leads up to the main building. The huge foyer, the auditorium and the stage with its relevant installations are housed under a single metal gable-roof supported on large three-dimensional trusses and concrete architectural columns. The transparent foyer, draped with greenery, is a meeting place par excellence. The Italianate auditorium is the core of the building, accessed on various levels by a...

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    • Year 1997
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Government and institutional buildings
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