National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

RIBApix ref no RIBA54006
Architect/DesignerAndreu, Paul (1938-)
Artist/PhotographerFirley, Eric (1972-)
Subject Date2007
Image Date2007
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceFirley 0376
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