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BUILDING
 
 
Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
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DESIGNER
 
 
Norman Foster

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Texas
County
Dallas
Town
Dallas
Address
2403 Flora St., Dallas TX 75201 (Woodall Rodgers Fwy/Arts District)
 
 
Telephone
+1.214.443.1000
Website
E-mail
info@dallasopera.org
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TYPOLOGY
 
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ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for recreational activities
Auditoriums and music centres
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Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Pedestrian areas, promenades
Structures for public areas
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2004    
Realisation
2009
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Tom Wilkinson, "Opera Houses", Architectural Review 1400, october 2013, pp. 91-104
"Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House, Dallas, USA", Architectural Review 1400, october 2013
Victoria Newhouse, "Winspear Opera House, Dallas. Foster & Partners", Architectural Record 2/2010, february 2010 [Performing arts centers], p. 52-59
Dietmar Frohlich, "Aufbruch in Texas: neue Kulturbauten/Texas awakening: new cultural buildings", Architektur Aktuell 349, april 2009, pp. 4-5
Zach Mortice, "In Texas, even arts districts are supersize", Architectural Record 2/2009, february 2009, p. 26
David Dillon, "Chill between Koolhaas [theatre] and Foster [opera house] could hurt Dallas project", Architectural Record 5/2005, may 2005, p. 54
"Arte e spettacolo a Dallas/New Arts District", L'Arca 196, ottobre/october 2004, "l'Arca2" p. 90
David Dillon, "Dallas unveils designs for performing arts center", Architectural Record, 7/2004, july 2004, p. 24
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CLIENT
 
 
Dallas Center for the Performing Arts Foundation
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Capacity
2,200 seats
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Buro Happold
Thornton-Tomasetti Engineers
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Michael Desvigne
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STAFF
 
Project
Foster + Partners
Associate designers
Kendall/Heaton
Theatre consultant
Theatre Projects
Environmental design
Battle McCarthy
CHPA
Acoustical consultant
Sound Space Design
Art intervention
Guillermo Kuitca (curtain)
Construction management
Donnell Consultants Incorporated
 
 
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