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delugan meissl associated architect: festival hall of the tiroler festspiele erl
jan 06, 2013
delugan meissl associated architect: festival hall of the tiroler festspiele erl


‘festival hall of the tiroler festspiele erl’ by deluan meissl associated architects
image © brigida gonzalez

 

 

 

the geometry of the festival hall in erl, austria by deluan meissl associated architects derives its form from the site’s surrounding topography.
juxtaposed against a background of rock formations, its positioning relates to the landscape and the existing passionsspielhaus
in which this new structure is oriented towards.

the topographic imprinting of the bordering environment is carried through to the interior of the building where two central parameters
direct the architectural approach – the interplay of inside with outside – taking into consideration the spatial composition of the
functionally optimized concert hall.

the staircase which leads to and offers access to the structure, is integrated into the terrain drawing visitors into the asymmetric construction
of the grand foyer. a cloakroom and reception desk are situated near the entrance offering manifold views to the nature that abounds.
in the opposite direction, another set of steps guides one to the upper level gallery, where the relationship between the interior and exterior
is again merged through the implementation of an extensively western façade made from glass. also located on this second floor are the
secondary functions of the building. the orientation, room sequence and functional relations are integral parts of the architectural dramaturgy:
ample communication areas, retracting and expanding circulation areas and varying room heights translating the building’s tectonic geometry
in a sensory manner.

the approach to the concert hall is staged through a gentle surge at the entrance level. the respective levels of the foyer are connected
with the performance area through two entries. the latter is situated in the centre of the building like a shell, its rear being anchored in the rock.
the overall spatial layout and pathways have been conceived as vast communication zones, narrowing and widening circulation areas
as well as varying ceiling heights, translating the tectonic building geometry in a sensual and comprehensible way.

 

 

 


the geometric building is built into the terrain’s topography
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view of the new festival hall in relation to the already existing passionsspielhaus
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one of the two entrances that leads to the foyer
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view of how the concert hall is built into its surrounding landscape
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by night
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grand foyer and cloakroom
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staircase leading up to the second floor gallery
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concert hall
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during the construction phase
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aerial view of the site during construction
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installation of the metal cladding
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large windows offer views outwards to the nature that surrounds the site
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installation of the concert hall
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level 00

 

 

 


level 01

 

 

 


level 02

 

 

 

sections

 

 

project info:

total floor area: 8.800 m²
floor area foyer: 1.250 m²
auditorium area: approx. 580 m² (732 seats + 130 temporary seats)
orchestra pit: approx. 160 m²
stage: approx. 450 m²
gross floor area: 10.000 m²
volume: 60.000 m³
site area: 9.700 m²
built-up area: 4.500 m²
building dimensions: 90m x 71m x 22m (longest/highest points, including cantilevers)
photographer: brigida gonzález, stuttgart
project manager: sebastian brunke
project team: philip beckmann, jörg rasmussen, eva schrade, torsten sauer, simon takasaki, anja vogl

consultants:
structural engineering: FCP fritsch, chiari & partner ZT GmbH, vienna, austria
building services engineering: zentraplan gmbh, wiener neustadt, austria
acoustics: quiring consultants, aldrans, austria
light planning: haighlight, innsbruck, austria
stage planning: e.f.f.e.c.t.s, technisches büro GmbH, klosterneuburg
stage machinery: PKE electronics AG, innsbruck, austria
building physics: dr.pfeiler gmbh, graz, austria
geotechnics: PGI, GmbH, kufstein
fire prevention: norbert rabl ZT GmbH
BSB: ing. christoph wegscheider, mils
general contractor: STRABAG AG / dir AX, walchsee
planning & construction: KG ing.werner hann, innsbruck
executional planning and representative of the awarding body: MHM architects

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