Zaha Hadid reveals sonic wave-inspired design for Russian concert hall
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Everyone Active
Self-Employed
Whitby, United Kingdom
Chessington World of Adventures
£20,000-£21,000
Chessington, Surrey, UK
star job
The Gym Group
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Nationwide, United Kingdom
Swimming Nature
£16 - £18 per hour
Heathrow
Clip 'n Climb
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Plymouth, UK

Zaha Hadid reveals sonic wave-inspired design for Russian concert hall

Job opportunities
Gulliver's Theme Park
Competitive Salary and Benefits
location: South Yorkshire, UK
The National Museum of the Royal Navy
£60,000 circa per annum
location: Portsmouth, UK
The Silverstone Experience
c £25,000 pa
location: Silverstone, Towcester, UK
more jobs

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been selected to reimagine the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Building in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

The firm contended against 47 contestants from around the globe in a competition organised by the Sverdlovsk Region’s Ministry of Construction.

Located in the midst of the Ural mountains, the proposed sonic wave-inspired concert hall–which, not surprisingly, has already drawn comparisons to a spaceship–will comprise a 1,600-seat auditorium as well as a 400-seat chamber music hall.

The venue will also include a rooftop terrace which will provide concert-goers with panoramic views of Yekaterinburg's All Saints Cathedral.

In a statement, ZHA said: “The design re-interprets these physical acoustic properties to define spaces for the auditoria that are suspended within the canopy, appearing to float above the new civic plaza that is both the lobby of the Philharmonic Concert Hall and an enclosed urban square.”

The new building is expected to evoke Yekaterinburg's history as the cultural and social capital of the Urals. “It will enrich the city,” said Pavel Krekov, Deputy-Governor of the Sverdlovsk Oblast.

Yekaterinburg, which is home to the internationally-acclaimed Ural Philharmonic Orchestra, is also considered Russia’s third largest economic powerhouse.

No date has been set for the concert hall's completion.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been selected to reimagine the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Building in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
CLD,VAT,AAC,ARC,DES
THUMB29176_925269.jpg

More News

1 - 15 of 38,443
21 Feb 2019
Steven Ward will step down from his role as ukactive CEO in April 2019, after more than 12 years with the organisation. Ward is leaving ... More
21 Feb 2019
Tourists, shoppers and commuters in Central London will be treated to a special Krispy Kreme experience in March, as the doughnut company opens a pop-up ... More
21 Feb 2019
Franchised fitness operator UFC Gym has appointed zynk Design to help with its roll out into the UK market. As design partner, zynk will oversee ... More
21 Feb 2019
Sport Ireland will invest €32m in national governing bodies, direct athlete support and the Local Sports Partnership Network (LSP) during 2019. The funding – which ... More
20 Feb 2019
Latest figures from the Active Schools programme in Scotland show that the number of children taking part in the initiative increased by 5 per cent ... More
20 Feb 2019
London's National Gallery is attempting to crack the US market, appointing a licensing agency to develop a multi-tiered retail strategy for the institution. The museum ... More
UK Active
UK Active
20 Feb 2019
Tayto Park is planning to build a €14m (US$15.8m, £12.29m) steel rollercoaster, with the Irish theme park's management calling the new attraction "vital to the ... More
20 Feb 2019
Lisa Barden has been named as chair of the UK Spa Association (UKSA), after founding chairman Charlie Thompson announced he would be stepping down after ... More
20 Feb 2019
The latest venture from German wellness operator, Lanserhof, is scheduled to open in May at the Arts Club in London. Designed by Dusseldorf-based firm Ingenhoven ... More
19 Feb 2019
UK Sport reveals plans to relax 'no compromise' approach, Sensory Alliance launches to help get people with impairments more active, professor Sally Davies to give ... More
19 Feb 2019
Shaun Harvey has revealed plans to step down from his position as CEO of the EFL (English Football League) at the end of the season. ... More
20 Feb 2019
Homefield Grange, a luxury health and wellness resort in Northamptonshire, has unveiled a new £1.7m 'natural wellness' spa. Called the Living Well Spa, the new ... More
Focus Training
Focus Training
19 Feb 2019
Leisure trust Active Nation has opened a new club in Long Eaton, Nottingham. The operator acquired the site from Fit4Less in December 2018 and the ... More
19 Feb 2019
ukactive has signed a three-year partnership with physical activity trade show Elevate. The "strategic alignment" between the two bodies will see ukactive help Elevate strengthen ... More
18 Feb 2019
Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammad bin Salman has denied he is planning to launch a takeover bid for English Premier League club Manchester United. Reports ... More
Les Mills
Les Mills
1 - 15 of 38,443
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery... More
Active IQ
Active IQ