Italian architecture firm Fuksas has unveiled images of its new project in Tbilisi, Georgia – a cultural complex that feature both a music theatre and exhibition hall.
The building is located in the capital’s Rhike Park and comprises of two sculptural tubes that open up on to the adjacent green space. The two structures are connected via a shared retaining wall, one housing a music theatre while the other is an exhibition hall.
The music theatre holds a 566-seat auditorium as well as a café, storage areas and technical facilities.
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The funnelled form of the structure acts as a “periscope to the city”, framing view of the river and the historic town.
The project is located close to Fuksas’ other project in Tbilisi – a public service hall topped with 11 sculptural petals that rise up to 35m, which the studio completed in 2012.