Gallery: House of Music: Denmark’s Solar Powered Symphony Hall

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Multi-functional centers are great – same complex, different uses, minimal infrastructure. The House of Music in Aalborg, Denmark is just such a place, combining public and performance space with cultural and education functionality. Designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au this multifunctional center is a marvel of Solar passive design and features a south-facing facade covered with thin-film photovoltaics that help to reduce its energy use. With a concert hall, auditoriums, public courtyards and sustainable design features, Denmark has a wonderful addition to its cultural scene.

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  1. Modern Music Studio Bui... November 9, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    […] the corner of the building was loped off at a 45 degree angle. Inside, the center features a large music hall, two smaller studios, office and meeting space and storage. Acoustics are enhanced by a special […]

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