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National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
National Theatre of Catalonia | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
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Year: 1997
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Client: Government of Catalonia
Total area: 22,300 (sqm)

The design for the National Theatre of Catalonia follows the architectonic tradition of the Greek theatre. The building combines two classic archetypes: the temple and the hemicycle.

The need for a set-building workshop, rehearsal room, a space for avant-garde theatre and other facilities prompted the construction of two separate buildings. The main building contains the 1000-seater main hall, classical in treatment, and a smaller 400-seater hall for experimental and avant-garde theatre.

Entirely glazed, the main façade of the National Theatre of Catalonia features a flight of steps for access than can be used as impromptu seating for open-air performances in the new...

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National Theatre of Catalonia

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GREGORI CIVERA
National Theatre of Catalonia
The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is a theatre complex consisting of two independent buildings that, together with the Auditori designed by Rafael Moneo, constitute one of Barcelona’s major cultural centres. It stands near...
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