The acoustic comfort, one of the strengths of the Seine river musical

INAUGURATION. Inside of the Seine river musical, which opens this Saturday on the island Seguin in Boulogne-Billancourt (Hauts-de-Seine), is a large concert hall in configuration “vineyard”, where the acoustic was a priority. Visit and explanations with the architect Jean de Gastines, a partner on this project of Shigeru Ban, Pritzker 2014.
The acoustics, the major asset on the ile Seguin. The Seine music designed by the japanese architect Shigeru Ban, winner of the Pritzker prize 2014, associated with the Frenchman Jean de Gastines came on stage this Saturday, April 23, in Boulogne-Billancourt. Games of lights and electro music were at the rendezvous.

Two years of work

In spite of two site visits, the discovery of the creation of this bold, this same duo, which is already the centre Pompidou-Metz still arouses amazement two years after the work was substantial earthworks undertaken by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France in march 2014 and the completion of the structural work in the basement and passageways in June 2015.
The day before the first concert of Bob Dylan Friday, 21 April, Jean De Gastines confided that the “giant ship delivered a month ago is currently the home of an auditorium 43 x 11 metres with 1.150 chairs, rather intended for concerts of acoustic music, a large room of 4,000 to 6,000 seats (spectators standing or sitting) designed to host major concerts or shows, such as, for example, in September next, where Bartabas could drive horses.”


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