Casa da musica

Architect : O.M.A

Project details

  • Reference : 2000-002
  • Project manager(s) : Robert-Jan van SANTEN
  • Expertises : Glass
  • Client : Ville de Porto
  • Surface : 3,600 m²
  • Budget total : 5,000,000.00 €
  • Localisation : Porto
  • Glass : Verre ondulé
  • Programme : Cultural Center
  • Work : New building

The development of a glass facade with high amplitude for crossing large spans (without the need of additional carpentry) which will also diffract sound. Large windows in double skin made with corrugated glass were custom-made to stand freely up to a height of 5 meters.