National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

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RIBApix ref no RIBA54005
Architect/DesignerAndreu, Paul (1938-)
Artist/PhotographerFirley, Eric (1972-)
Subject Date2007
Image Date2007
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceFirley 0373
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Eric Firley / 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

Unusual structures, theatres, opera houses, concert halls, lakes