The Architecture of Performance / The Performance of Architecture

4th-Year Architectural Design Studio at the International
Program in Design and Architecture (INDA), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Studio Professor - Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong

Friday, January 31, 2014

Performance Space Precedents, by Suarpha Vangvasu

All the precedents were divided mainly into three group, first group is theater and auditorium, second group is concert hall and last group is stadium. From all case study it have different element and method of design  according to it's function and also surrounding context. Analyzing is about site surrounding of each precedents, function and circulation inside the architecture, theater/concert hall/stadium.

Mumuth is auditorium which belonged to university of Graz, 
over half function the building is classroom and administrative 
office and  auditorium  as a function for public. So auditorium 
is manual transformation in order to held all student performance. 

Wyly theater is a mechanical transformation theater,  where 
theater were placed in ground level to connected people inside
the theater with people around the site.

Copenhagen Opera House is located in the cultural axis of 
Copenhagen which is start from the church and end at the
Opera House. As concept of this place is 'To see and to be

Danish Radio Concert Hall located in a developing 
area, architect design a simple architecture in complexity
function so it will not intimidate developing architecture.

Walt Disney Concert hall facade is freeform shape which
contrast the building with surrounding building box. Also
Disney Concert Hall have known for great acoustic sound 
of concert hall.

Beijing National Stadium represent Beijing and the country
of China so it were place in an Beijing urban axis. Bird's
nest stadium is not only the stadium but act as the stage of 
the city.