Gallery: Abandoned Grain Silo Converted into Arenc Silo Opera House in ...

When Marseille decided it was high time for a new opera house, they took stock of their existing infrastructure and made the choice to renovate a building instead of erecting a brand new one. The resulting Arenc Silo is an adaptive reuse of a large historical grain silo into an opera house was designed by C + T Architectes. The space opened in September of 2011 and began its new life as a member of the arts community, leaving behind traces of its past industrial existence.

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