National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

RIBApix ref no RIBA114081
Architect/DesignerAndreu, Paul (1938-)
Artist/PhotographerCrothall, Andrew
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Subject Date2007
Image Date2012
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Andrew Crothall / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Colloquially described as the Giant Egg, the building is covered by a glass and titanium ellipsoid roof surrounded by an artificial lake. It is an arts centre which houses three halls including an opera house.

Subject tags

theatres, opera houses, concert halls, lakes