Busan, Located on the southeastern tip of the Koreanpeninsula. The city is adjacent to South Gyeongsangprovince and facing the Korea Strait to the south. Itborders Ulsan metropolitan city and Yangsan city to thenorth and Kimhae city lies to the west. Among the citieslocated on the similar latitude to Busan are Tokyo inJapan, Zhongshan in China, Algiers in Algeria andOklahoma city in the U.S. Busan shares the similarlongitude with Verkhoansk in Siberia, Nagasaki inJapan and Darwin in Australia.
This is an international ideas competition to establish a design for the Busan Opera House to start toconstruct in 2014 (expected). The design will be based on a variety of ideas from both domestic andforeign specialists, as well as student groups. The opera house will include a variety of facilities thatwill foster a wide range of artistic activities all the while being accessible to the city’s citizens. Thegrand scale of this project will be suitable for Busan's status as an international city.
the heights of the peaks have been determined by the principle program housed within, ensuring an optimal and suitable atmosphere through vertical openness. the interior circulation is provided by ramps, establishing a naturally flowing route throughout the complex.
situated on the sea front of busan, the curved form aim to establish a visually-arresting identity on the site. the skin of the exterior surface will change its hues and colors to amplify the architecture's curvature while maintaining a dynamic aesthetic.
Structure is space truss depending on the curvature of the form so the weight of building is distributed to the ground. The skin of the form changes its color and because of the curvature, it gives a gradient with different hues.