Marco Baldassari

Marco Baldassari

New York, NY, US



The site for the International Ideas Competition for the Busan Opera House is seated in the marine cultural region inside the re-development district in the northern seaport, Junggu, Busan, Korea. Busan Opera House’s soaring forms emulate the curtain typology. The building follows a draping strat- egy. A unified and complex vision— roof and facade are one; a singular gesture encloses the building. The curtain embodies the illusive and provocative, suggests the spectacular, and opens up into grand and subtle displays of human creativity. The curtain symbolizes potential and celebrates communica- tion through performance 

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Busan, KR