Harbin Opera House by MAD

The Opera House has been completed in the city of Harbin, in China, designed by studio MAD.

The Harbin Opera House opens by MAD Architects, features an impressive form that covers two concert halls and a huge public plaza.



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MAD Architects unveils the completed Harbin Opera House, located in the Northern Chinese city of Harbin. In 2010, MAD won the international open competition for Harbin Cultural Island, a master plan for an opera house, a cultural center, and the surrounding wetland landscape along Harbin’s Songhua River. The sinuous opera house is the focal point of the Cultural Island, occupying a building area of approximately 850,000 square feet of the site’s 444 acres total area. It features a grand theater that can host over 1,600 patrons and a smaller theater to accommodate an intimate audience of 400.

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