RHIKE PARK - MUSIC THEATRE AND EXHIBITION HALL

Cities: TBILISI
Countries: GEORGIA
Categories: CULTURAL ARCHITECTURE
Work in Progress - Engineering: SARTI ENGINEERING
Work in Progress - Progetto Architettonico: STUDIO FUKSAS
Beginning of Construction: 2010
Completion Date: 2018
The project site is located inside the green area called Rhike Park, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The building consists of two different soft shaped elements that are connected as a unique body at the retaining wall. 
Every shapes has his own function: The Musical Theatre and the Exhibition Hall. The north part of the building contains the Musical Theatre Hall (566 seats), the foyer and several facilities, together with technical spaces for theatre machinery and various storages. The Exhibition Hall opens his great entrance with a ramp that brings visitors from the street level. 
The Music Theatre Hall, on the contrary, soars from the ground and allows the users staying in the foyer and in the cafeteria to have a view to the river and the skyline of the city. It is a periscope to the city and looks towards the river framing the historic core of the Old Tbilisi. 

Photo credits: Sophia Arabidze, Nicolay Kaloshin, Stian Kvil, Joel Rookwood
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