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16 December 2009

1824 – Conservatoire d’art dramatique, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: George Blaiklock Based on plans by George Blaiklock, the first Neo-classical architect in Quebec, the Conservatoire d’art dramatique was originally built as Trinity Chapel-of-ease. Paid for by the Chief Justice Jonathan Sewell...

16 December 2009

1997 – Chan Centre for Performing Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Bing Thom Nestled amid the lush landscape on the University of British Columbia campus, the Chan’s distinct, cylindrical shape has become a local landmark. Its silver exterior is clad in pre-weathered zinc...

10 December 2009

1982 – Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario

Architects: Arthur Erickson / Mather and Haldenby Opened in 1982 and renovated in 2002, this striking building is a 2,812 seater concert hall. Its circular architectural design exhibits a sloping and curvilinear glass...

02 October 2009

1992 – Belém Cultural Centre, Lisbon

Architects: Vittorio Gregotti & Manuel Salgado A new cultural center, to the west of the Praça do Império, which was opened in 1993, the Belém Cultural Centre consists of a conference center and...

02 October 2009

2005 – Casa da Música, Porto

Architect: Rem Koolhaas OMA Casa da Música is a major concert hall space which houses the cultural institution of the same name with its three orchestras Orchestra Nacional do Porto, Orchestra Barroca and...

24 September 2009

1999 – Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Architect: Robinson McIlwaine Large modern auditorium built as part of the rejuvenation of the city. The cylindrical building features a couple of levels of bars and restaurants in a glazed offshoot (to the...

16 September 2009

2003 – Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California

Architect: Frank Gehry The project was launched in 1987, when Lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, donated $50 million. Gehry delivered completed designs in 1991. Construction of the underground parking garage began in...

16 September 2009

1964 – Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

Architect: Welton Becket The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center (which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the nation). The Music...

10 August 2009

1885 – Kurhaus, Scheveninghen, Netherlands

Architect: Johann Friedrich Henkenhaf & Friedrich Ebert It was built between 1884 and 1885 by the German architects Johann Friedrich Henkenhaf and Friedrich Ebert. It consisted originally of a concert hall and a...