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Sydney Opera House

Sydney, Australia
by Jørn Utzon

The Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish Architect Jørn Utzon, after his design won a competition in 1957. This highly controversial project at the time came to define Australia. The Sydney Opera House is a modern expressionist design, with a series of large precast concrete "shells", each..

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Oslo Opera House

Oslo, Norway
by Snøhetta

The Oslo Opera House (Norwegian: Operahuset) is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The building is situated in the Bjørvika neighborhood of central Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord. It is operated by Statsbygg, the government agency..

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The Opera is located on the Dock Island in the harbour of Copenhagen - in the middle of the inner harbour that lets the audience perceive the fabulous view of the Copenhagen skyline. The Opera features two architectonic elements under an extensive roof: A light foyer building comprising an..

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Aalto Theater Essen

Essen, Germany
by Alvar Aalto, ...

Alvar Aalto took part in the invitational competition in 1959 with the entry number '17991'. He won the competition and went on to rework the plan at the city building committee's behest from 1961 right up to his death.

From 1970 to 1976 his German collaborator was Bauasessor Horst Loy; the..

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Guangzhou Opera House

Guangzhou, China
by Zaha Hadid

The Guangzhou Opera House was designed by Zaha Hadid in 2003, the 70,000 square meter space seats 1,800 people.

Like pebbles in a stream smoothed by erosion, the Guangzhou Opera House sits in perfect harmony with its riverside location. The Opera House is at the heart of..

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The Deutsche Oper Berlin is located in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin. It is the country's second largest opera house. The Deutsches Opernhaus was built in 1911 by the independent city of Charlottenburg in Prussia by Heinrich Seeling. It opened on November 7, 1912 with a performance of..

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Fritz Bornemann

Berlin, Germany
born 1912, Berlin

Fritz Bornemann was a German architect. He studied architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. After graduating in 1936, he was Assistant Scenic Designer at the Berlin Municipal Opera and, starting in 1945, Construction Supervisor with the city of Berlin. Since 1950 he became an..

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Opera House Dortmund

Dortmund, Germany
by Heinrich Rosskotten, ...

Opera House Dortmund opened in 1966 and is the second opera house to exist in Dortmund, the first one having been built in 1904, but it was destroyed during World War I. The 1966 opera house was designed by architects Heinrich Rosskotten and Edgar Tritthart. The design separates the functions of..

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Harald Deilmann

Münster, Germany
born 1920, Gladbeck

Harald Deilmann was a German architect born in Gladbeck, Westphalia, known for his work on public spaces, such as opera houses and museums, throughout Germany and worldwide. He was a member of the ADK in Berlin, as well as the Deutsche Akademie für Städtebau und Landesplanung (German Academy for..

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