SPF architects: national music centre, calgary
 
SPF architects: national music centre, calgary SPF architects: national music centre, calgary
aug 10, 2009

SPF architects: national music centre, calgary

the cantos national music centre proposal by SPF architects renderings by by-encore image courtesy SPF architects

american firm SPF architects recently presented their design concept for the cantos national music centre project in calgary. the project, which involves building a music centre in and around the shell of calgary’s oldest blues bar is seen by many as one of the country’s most ambitious and important urban-design projects, and is located in the heart of one of calgary’s oldest neighborhoods.  the centre will be part museum, part education and outreach facility, and part performance space, incorporating genres ranging from pop and country to ancient music and contemporary composition.

the building’s exterior will be made of precast concrete consisting of glass facade with a bridge running through the centre 10 meters in the air. the main feature of the center is perhaps the soundscape a vertical canted atrium that connects space aurally and physically.

the cantos national music centre proposal renderings by by-encoreimage courtesy SPF architects

the cantos national music centre proposal – soundscape renderings by by-encoreimage courtesy SPF architects

the cantos national music centre proposal -interior renderings by by-encoreimage courtesy SPF architects

the cantos national music centre proposal -interior renderings by by-encoreimage courtesy SPF architects

  • everything seems out of scale to me. like the scale figures should be twice the size shown or something.

    therris says:
  • I have the same feeling. If the structure is actually that huge, congratulations, if’s not it still have an incredible indoors and wood surface.

    sebastian accorsi says:
  • too masive for me.. n not too represent the esential function itself… those only another typical modern building..

    ricci fernando says:

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