ok We use cookies on our website to allow you the best possible service. More information can be found here.
Your location:

National Centre for the Performing Arts

View all 12 images Download as PDF Purchase Images

Identification

National Centre for the Performing Arts
National Grand Theater, Beijing Opera House
151154

Map

Structure in General

hall
existing [completed]
steel
concrete
glass
titanium
light gray
modernism

Usages

concert location theater/opera

Facts

  • Due to its form, the building is called "The Giant Egg".
  • The building houses an opera house (2,398 seats), a concert hall (2,019 seats) and two theatres (one with 1,035 seats). These performance venues and the surrounding public space are included in an ellipsoidal steel shell, cladded with titane and glass.
  • The shell structure is surrounded by a 35,500-square meter artificial lake and a public square.

Do you need more information about this building and its related companies?

More Information

Location

2 West Chang'An Avenue
Great Hall of the People
Beijing
Beijing
China

Technical Data

153.15 ft
153.15 ft
Dec 2001
Jul 2007
52
36
$325,000,000

Involved Companies

Paul Andreu

Show now
Show now
Show now
Show now
Show now

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
Found a mistake?
Related Buildings