Diane Pham

Iceland's Luminous New Harpa Concert Hall Nears Completion

by , 06/30/10

Iceland, harpa concert hall and convention center, led lighting, convention center, concert hall, Reykjavík, urban renewal, urban revitalization, Henning Larsen Architects, Olafur Eliasson, Artec

Once complete, Harpa will take its place as the centerpiece of a greater urban redevelopment and revitalization initiative taking place on Reykjavík’s historic harbor and waterfront. The city hopes that the new hall will become a symbol of renewed dynamism that will energize and strengthen the capital with its mix of concerts, exhibition, conventions, public programs and receptions.

+ Henning Larsen Architects

+ Olafur Eliasson

+ Artec

Renderings © 2007 Portus ehf., Olafur Eliasson, and Henning Larsen Architects

Photo Façade © 2007 Portus ehf., Olafur Eliasson, and Henning Larsen Architects

Plans © Henning Larsen Architects

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  1. Foster + Partners Unvei... August 20, 2010 at 2:14 pm

    [...] array of facilities including the Great Opera House, M+ (a pioneering museum of modern art),concert halls, and a 15,000-seat arena with an expo centre below. It will also feature arts education facilities, [...]

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