NOISY-LE-SEC – The Conservatoire, in the vicinity of the media centre and the theatre, opens up to the city centre and starts a dialogue about the cultural future of the area.
VERSAILLES – Architect studio Joly & Loiret extends music and dance for Parisian youth.
VANVES – Architecture firm Babin+Renaud design a performance building in time with the music.
ROSKILDE – A new museum for rock, pop and youth culture transforms a derelict site into a creative neighbourhood and symbol of music.
PARIS – For just over a decade, the Parisian practice has been playing with massive, cantilevered boxes, yet it would seem at least a few latent thoughts have finally found their …
LEIDEN – A music venue in the Dutch city of Leiden has relocated to a factory building renovated by Rotterdam-based office Ector Hoogstad Architecten.
HEERLEN – The architect inserts an open housing unit between a public square and a graffiti-covered blind wall.
THE HAGUE – The Hague’s concert hall Paard van Troje, or Trojan Horse, underwent a refurbishment last summer to celebrate its 40 years.
NÎMES – A contemporary music hall in the French city of Nîmes was inspired by the bold energy and aesthetic of a bullfighter.
LONDON – A portable shell can be used for pop-up musical performances around the world.
LOUVIERS – A convent in northern France has been given a new look by architects Opus 5, who have expanded the existing music school by adding a glass box to its south side.
WUXI – Inspired by Chinese and Finnish design, PES-Architects created a butterfly-like performance centre resting on a man-made peninsula in Wuxi, China.
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