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UNStudio Designs Transparent Stacked Theater for Hong Kong Cultural Quarter

UNStudio has released images of their proposed Lyric Theatre complex in the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong. Intended as a ?celebration of the world of theater,? the mixed-use scheme will house three theaters, rehearsal room, and dining, retail, and entertainment functions.

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UNStudio has released images of their proposed Lyric Theatre complex in the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong. Intended as a ?celebration of the world of theater,? the mixed-use scheme will house three theaters, rehearsal room, and dining, retail, and entertainment functions.Designed to be open, inclusive, and welcoming, the compact scheme is comprised of a series of stacked transparent elements making the arts accessible to the general public. Open displays draw visitors inside from a series of reactivated plazas surrounding the scheme, supported by ?an additional programme for the public to enjoy that is independent of performance timetable.?
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The 41,000-square-meter scheme sits within an ambitious 40-hectare cultural quarter masterplan designed by Foster + Partners, containing museums, theaters, and concert halls. Sitting alongside the cultural nodes are a series of mixed-use residences, office buildings, and 23 hectares of public spaces connected along a two-kilometer harbor promenade.

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The constraints of the site for the Lyric Theatre Complex presented numerous fascinating challenges for the arrangement of the variou...
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