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The Shanxi Grand Theater Taiyuan is Out of This World

By: Jana Pijak - Published: • References: arte-charpentier and frameweb
The Shanxi Grand Theater Taiyuan is a sci-fi-inspired structure designed by Arte Charpentier Architectes. Located in northeastern China, this opera house theatre features a dynamic design that dares to stand apart from the crowd.

A multitude of angular elements, irregular shapes, heavy volumes and modern materials take center stage in this abstract architectural piece. An opera house and grand theatre, this bold building features an awe-inspiring facade that resembles a skin. Reflecting light at all hours of the day, this urban structure was designed to fit in with its surrounding area.

From a dynamically designed exterior to a groundbreaking interior space, this future-friendly opera house houses three theatres, a cultural center, a library and the Taiyun City Museum. Opening in April 2012, the Shanxi Grand Theater Taiyuan is the place to go when visiting China.