Saturday, July 18, 2009

Casa da Música, Porto, Portugal

Casa da Música is a major concert hall space in Porto, Portugal which houses the cultural institution of the same name with its three orchestras Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Orquestra Barroca and Remix Ensemble.

It was built as part of Porto's project for European Culture Capital in 2001 but was only finished in the first half of 2005 and immediately became an icon in the city.

The building's design has been highly acclaimed worldwide.

Architect : Rem Koolhaas

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