Seoul Performing Arts Center 1st Competition
2005 Seoul, Korea
Total Floor Area
The city of Seoul has a rich cultural environment of cultural halls, performing arts centers, performing arts centers, museums and many other monuments of historic importance. The design of the Seoul Performing Arts Centre was in response to an international ideas competition for a cultural complex which would become an architectural icon to the city of Seoul as well as symbolize the cultural wealth, dynamism, and the international prestige of the city. The centre will be located on Nodeul Island, on the Han River, which divides the city of Seoul from north to south. The program includes an opera and a concert hall, each with a capacity of 1,500 seats, an open-air concert hall, and other related facilities and amenities.