Architect

Rem Koolhaas, OMA

Year of Completion

2005

Client

City of Porto

Material of interest

Concrete

Material Used

White Concrete

Properties of Materials

White concrete is used to throughout the project on both interior and exterior walls. the surface is smooth and the pattern is regulated, creating a controlled transition from space to space.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Concrete

Material used: White concrete

Properties of material: White concrete is used to throughout the project on both interior and exterior walls. the surface is smooth and the pattern is regulated, creating a controlled transition from space to space.

Application

Exterior

Climate

Mediterranean

Environmental Response

Sustainable material, strong

Keywords

Exterior, Mediterranean, Sustainable material, Strong

Location

Porto, Portugal

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.

Architect website: www.oma.eu

Other: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casa_da_M%C3%Basica

http://www.casadamusica.com/

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Casa da Musica in Porto, Portugal

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