Monday, March 13, 2017
frank gehry's pierre boulez saal concert hall opens in the heart of berlin
www.designboom.com: renowned architect frank gehry will celebrate the inauguration of the pierre boulez saal concet hall in the barenboim-said akademie building at the center of berlin, germany. the foundation, established to bridge east-west relations through the musical and literary backgrounds of founders daniel barenboim and edward w. said, provides workshops and classes for students as well public performances. the new pierre boulez saal, named after the late contemporary composer, can accommodate up to 682 people in the large wood-clad space with a flexible seating arrangement that lends to a multi-functional space.