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Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
Shepherd School of Music | Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura
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Year: 1991
Location: Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
Client: William Marsh
Total area: 13,000 (sqm)

The Shepherd School of Music and Performing Arts Center sits in Rice University Beaux-Arts campus and is the anchor building to the new West End Quadrangle. Its rational plan is organized like a Roman city, divided into quarters by cross-axial streets.

The building consists of two long low, parallel wings attached by gardens and connecting corridors of loggias.  The different volumes are grouped around exterior cloister-like patios, which offer students a perfect intimate environment and encourages social and cultural interaction.

The facility includes a 1,000-seat concert hall, a 250-seat recital hall, the Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall and Grand Organ, an opera...

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Shepherd School of Music

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