Gallery: Iceland’s Luminous New Harpa Concert Hall Nears Completion


Iceland’s currency may be devalued, but thankfully the same thing hasn’t happened to the country’s lust for arts and culture. The capital city of Reykjavík, will soon be welcoming the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center designed by Henning Larsen Architects with Olafur Eliasson and Artec. Considered to be one of the most ambitious cultural projects the country has undertaken in years, this stunning new building will become the new home of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera. A sleek and modern design, Harpa’s multi-faceted glass façade also provides ample amounts of natural interior lighting and features a unique system of LED lights that give the structure an Icelandic glow in the evenings.

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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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