Thursday, June 25, 2009

Oslo Opera House, Oslo, Norway

The Oslo Opera House is the seat of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway. The building lies in Bjørvika, in the center of Oslo, at the head of the Oslofjord.

The structure provides a total area of 38,500 m² and includes 1,100 rooms, one of which has 1,350 seats and another has up to 400 seats.

The Opera House was finished in 2007 with the opening event held on 12 April 2008. The Opera won the culture award at the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona in October 2008.

Architect : Snøhetta

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