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BUILDING
 
 
Opéra de Lyon
Lyon Opera House
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DESIGNER
 
 
Jean Nouvel

Emmanuel Blamont

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MATERIALS
 
glass, iron

Roof in iron and glass

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Europe
Nation
France [France]
Region
Rhône-Alpes
District
Isére
Town
Lyon
Neighborhoods
Arrondissement 1
Address
Place de la Comédie
 
 
Telephone
+33.(0)4.72.00.45.45
Fax
+33.(0)4.72.00.45.46
Website
E-mail
rpublic@opera-lyon.com
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for recreational activities
Auditoriums and music centres
Theatres
Operations on existing buildings
Renovation, rehabilitation and restructuring
Extension, superelevation
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1986    
Realisation
1993
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AWARDS
 
1993
Equerre d'Argent (Prix du meilleur bâtiment français de l'année)
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
El Croquis 65/66, 1998 [Jean Nouvel 1987-1998], 3rd revised edition, pp. 170-185
"Jean Nouvel. Teatro dell'Opera a Lione", Domus 752, settembre/september 1993, pp. 35-45 (33-45)
Jacques Lucan, "Jean Nouvel: elogio del chiaroscuro", Domus 752, settembre/september 1993, pp. 33-34 (33-45)
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CLIENT
 
 
Ville de Lyon - Direction Générale des Services Techniques
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Capacity
hall 900/1300 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Société Kephren
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STAFF
 
Project
Jean Nouvel et Associés
Preliminary project
Jean Nouvel, Emmanuel Blamont
Project architect
Jean Nouvel
Project leader
Eric Maria (project)
François Raynaud (competition)
Collaborators
Marie-France Baldran, Léa Thirode, Stéphane Robert, Viviane Morteau, Chaouki Chahwan
Lighting engineer
Yann Kersale (lighting of the vault)
Settings
Jacques Le Marquet
Grafica
Sabine Rosant
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ANNOTATIONS
 
 
Restructure and widening of the building of the Opéra, constructed to the end of XIX the century in the center city; it's been conserved the facades of neo-classic style and the hall.
 
 
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