• Opera Chongqing
    © H.G.Esch

Opera Chongqing

Chongqing, China, 2009

The opera is situated on an exposed place on the headland of the Yangtse River viewing the business centre of the Chongqing City.
The fan-shaped glass sculpture is based on a stone platform. The interior parts of the building are made of reinforced concrete, while the roof and façade consisst of a glass-steel structure.
The opera comprises 2,000 seats and the integrated theatre 900 seats. An exhibition hall joins all the foyers together allowing parallel use of both halls.

  • Location

    Chongqing, China

  • Architect

    gmp · Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner

  • Client

    Chongqing Urban Construction Investment

  • Our Scope of Work

    conceptual design, construction design

  • Height 64 m
  • Gross floor area 100,000 m²
  • Opera Chongqing © H.G.Esch
  • Opera Chongqing © H.G.Esch

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