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Luxembourg Philharmonie - Christian de Portzamparc
PROGRAM: Cultural facilities accommodating a Grand Auditorium of 1,500 seats, a Chamber Music Hall of 300 seats, an electro-acoustic hall of 120 seats SURFACE AREA: 20,000 sq.m. CLIENT: Ministry of public works – Administration of Public Works, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg EXECUTIVE ARCHITECTS: Chistian de Portzamparc, Christian Bauer & associés CONSULTANT: Gehl & Jacoby et […]
KENZO TANGE: YOYOGI NATIONAL GYMNASIUM, TOKYO
ESPAÑOL The Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, built for the Olympics in 1964, is the most famous work by the Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, which catapulted him to international fame and to the Pritzker Prize. Its aerodynamic, monumental and suggestive design became an icon of the Japanese capital and a benchmark in the Metabolist Movement, distancing himself from the International Style. When it was completed, the National Gymnasium had the world's largest suspended roof and after almost…