school of music and arts by LTFB architecture school of music and arts by LTFB architecture
jan 19, 2013

school of music and arts by LTFB architecture

‘school of music and arts’ by LTFB architectureall images © cosmin dragomir



the school of music and arts in bucharest by LTFB architecture studio is formed by two white L-shaped volumes that surrounds the red bond volume of the two performance halls – between a window display of the building towards the street. until now, most children of the region have studied in improvised places – old schools that haven’t been built in accordance with the technical needs of the discipline. looking to close the gap of poorly planned educational facilities, the newly formed institution includes the spaces for extra-curricular activities like music, theatre, dance, drawing, painting, graphics, sculpture, new media and performance arts. 


floating independently over the forum space and hosts the two performance halls, the red facade locates an area for chamber music and a hall for larger concerts or events, with the entrance through a small bridge. the skin of the flexible central underground building is transparent towards interior and exterior. light comes from everywhere – through a skylight that articulates the white and red volumes. it can be enlarged with the foyer and the drawing and painting sections from the ground floor, but also towards the exterior through two performance terraces which link the forum with the street.



south facade



main performance hall



forum – view from underground floor



main performance hall entry



forum – view from ground floor



study classroom



performance terrace



view from south east by night



view from north west by night






project info:

architecture: LTFB studio – lucian luta, liviu fabianproject manager: vienna consulting engineersstructure: ductil techinstallations: solid installacoustics: radu pana, marius smighelschiconstructor: cam construct engineering


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