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Den Norske Opera & Ballett

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Identification

Den Norske Opera & Ballett
Operaen, The Norwegian Opera & Ballet
235116

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
pile foundation
aluminum
granite
marble
white
active heating (unspecified)
yes

Usages

theater/opera
shop(s) restaurant café

Facts

  • The building is clad in 36,000 marble plates covering an area of 25,000 square metres.
  • The chandelier in the largest hall is the largest in Norway and weighs 4 tons.
  • The building will descend to 16 metres below sea level.
  • Total scene height will be 54 metres.
  • The building was topped out on 11 May 2005 when the scene tower was completed.
  • Norway's largest solar panel will be integrated in 450 square metres of the glass facade.
  • Construction consumed 2,300 tons of steel and 43,500 cubic metres of concrete.
  • The last contract regarding the contruction was signed on July 11, 2007.
  • The building is designed to last at least 300 years.
  • The main auditorium has a capacity for 1,350 seats, in addition to which there is a 400-seat performance space.
  • The building contains 1578 rooms.
  • All roofs are open to the public.
  • The building is clad in Carrara marble.
  • The building was awarded the prestigious Mies Van der Rohe Award 2009 worth 60000 Euro.

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Location

Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1
Kirsten Flagstads Plass 1
0150
Sentrum
Bjørvika
Oslo
Oslo
Norway

Technical Data

115.16 ft
793.96 ft
360.89 ft
11
3
Sep 2004
2008
$511,440,162

Involved Companies

Snøhetta AS

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Features & Amenities

  • City landmark
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