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Japanese architect Ando has designed Il Teatro at Aljada, a cylindrical performing arts centre for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The constructing will measure 24,155 sq. meters and comprise a 2,000-seat auditorium, a boutique restaurant, and a gallery. It is going to even have house to host a wide range of exhibits, together with theatre performances, operas, dances, artwork exhibitions, festivals and movies.
Readers flocked to the feedback to share their ideas. One praised the architect’s “exceptional imaginative and prescient” and famous that it “might be an fascinating structure when accomplished”. One other wasn’t as eager, saying: “his early work was so significantly better”.
Different tales on this week’s publication that fired up the feedback part included one other Ando design, his MPavilion in Melbourne, Australia, a playschool and residence in East London designed by Sam Jacob Studio and a fibreglass-like chair created from sheep fleeces by UK-based firm Solidwool.
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