dubai opera house by zaha hadid dubai opera house by zaha hadid
jun 05, 2008

dubai opera house by zaha hadid

‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher

 

 

zaha hadid and patrik schumacher have designed a new opera house / cultural centre to be built in dubai.

the only opera house in the entire middle east‘, dubai opera house is set on its own creek in the seven pearls

district of the architecture hotbed that is dubai. the landmark will encompass an auditorium with room for 2,500 people, a 5000m2 art gallery, an 800-seat playhouse, a performing arts school and a hotel.

 

 

arial view sketch of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher

 

 

the form of the building is based on that of sand dunes and the structure appears to ‘rise from the surface’. all of the mentioned facilities are housed within the single structure which will be linked to the mainland by road and monorail. a completion date for the project which was started in 2006 has yet to be announced.

 

 

architectural model of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher – image © designboom

 

 

while designboom were in germany earlier this week we managed to catch a glimpse of the architectural model, which is currently on show as part of the ‘dubai next’ exhibition at the vitra museum, weil am rhein.

 

 

architectural model of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher – image © designboom

 

 

architectural model of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher – image © designboom

 

 

architectural model of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher – image © designboom

 

 

architectural model of the ‘dubai opera house’ by zaha hadid and patrik schumacher – image © designboom

 

 

zaha-hadid’s website: http://www.zaha-hadid.com ‘dubai next’ exhibition at the vitra museum: http://www.design-museum.de see the designboom article ‘the future in dubai

  • que hermosas estructuras

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    Tom says:
  • wtf?
    this is the most tasteless fucking thing I’ve seen

    ramon says:
  • Fucking ugly

    Erp says:
  • I actually think it looks really cool. Have you seen the center for learning that they are building?

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    Language School says:
  • stop with your racism loosers! if zaha hadid builds in switzerland it’s nice but in an arab country it becomes shit? ramon end erp try to do better…

    *!?xZ! says:
  • why all of sudden racism comes out ?
    we’re talking about zaha.. nobody said her (or zaha corporation’s) design is nice in switzerland but not in arab country..

    aba says:
  • I like it. It looks like something out of starwars.

    Commenter says:
  • straight outta dune

    stateoftheheart says:
  • this is amazing,….zaha hadid is a genius who always manage to dazzle the world…..n i think the guys who wrote the 2nd and 3rd comment don’t even know what taste is?

    M.A.K says:
  • this is amazing,….zaha hadid is a genius who always manage to dazzle the world…..n i think the guys who wrote the 2nd and 3rd comment don’t even know what taste is?

    M.A.K says:
  • *faints*

    this is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    niko says:

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