Year of Completion

1-1-2007

Client

Ministry of Church and Cultural Affairs

Material of interest

Timber for the ‘wave wall’

Material Used

White stone for the ‘carpet’, timber for the ‘wave wall’, and metal for the ‘factory’.

Properties of Materials

For the wave wall it has a light and varied surface. Oak is used throughout for the floors, walls and ceilings. The wave wall has a complex organic geometry made up of joined cone shapes. It is also an important acoustic attenuator within the foyer space. Inside the auditorium oak has been chosen for a number of reasons: It is dense, easily formed, stable and tactile.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Timber for the ‘wave wall’ Material used: White stone for the ‘carpet’, timber for the ‘wave wall’, and metal for the ‘factory’

Properties of material: For the wave wall it has a light and varied surface. Oak is used throughout for the floors, walls and ceilings. The wave wall has a complex organic geometry made up of joined cone shapes. It is also an important acoustic attenuator within the foyer space. Inside the auditorium oak has been chosen for a number of reasons: It is dense, easily formed, stable and tactile.

Application

Interior

Climate

Continental Subarctic

Environmental Response

Sound attenuating

Keywords

Interior, Continental Subarctic, Sound attenuating

Location

Bjorvika, Oslo, Norway

Sources

Architect website: http://xn--snhettadesign-cnb.no/

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Date submitted

6-1-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

Oslo Opera House

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