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Brisac Gonzales and CF Møller win design contest. Brisac Gonzales, Oslo-based Space Group, and CF Møller’s architects have won the international design competition for building Kristiansund’s new opera house and cultural centre. The winning design is a complex project. A 600-seat auditorium, a library, a rehearsal hall, a ballet centre, a youth centre, an educational centre, and several restaurants will all share a common roof on a 15,000m2 surface, according to a press release. “We have created a porous compound of culture. It’s an interesting project because of the mixture of different activities in the building,” Edgar Gonzales, of Brisac Gonzales told Building Design.

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Brisac Gonzales and CF Møller win design contest

Published on Wednesday, 7th July, 2010 at 14:41 under the news category, by Ramona Tancau.
Last Updated on 7th July 2010 at 19:39.

Brisac Gonzales, Oslo-based Space Group, and CF Møller’s architects have won the international design competition for building Kristiansund’s new opera house and cultural centre.

Outside of new Kristiansund building
Outside of new Kristiansund building
Photo: Brisac Gonzalez


The winning design is a complex project. A 600-seat auditorium, a library, a rehearsal hall, a ballet centre, a youth centre, an educational centre, and several restaurants will all share a common roof on a 15,000m2 surface, according to a press release.

“We have created a porous compound of culture. It’s an interesting project because of the mixture of different activities in the building,” Edgar Gonzales, of Brisac Gonzales told Building Design.

The construction will complement the 19th century school building, as well as the 20th century cultural centre in downtown Kristiansund.

“By introducing a standalone building we preserve the dignity of the two existing ones,” Gonzales said.

The red carpet idea complements all the visitors’ walking paths and its façade is like a dress with small “shimmering, constantly changing and flowing” sequins, as Gonzales describes it.

37 groups of architects participated in the competition, including important names such as Snøhetta and Gert Wingårdh.



Published on Wednesday, 7th July, 2010 at 14:41 under the news category, by Ramona Tancau.
Last updated on 7th July 2010 at 19:39.

This post has the following tags: kristiansund, opera, house, brisac, gonzales, cf, moeller, space, group, competition, snoehetta.





  
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