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16 Apr 2008

Opera House Oslo

The Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Oslo, Norway

Architect: Snøhetta

Norwegian Opera & Ballet on site
Oslo Opera House Building, Norway aerial photo
picture : Statsbygg

Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Oslo – Building Information

Gross area: 38 500 m2
Public areas: 11 200 m2
Stage areas: 8 300 m2
Rehearsal rooms, workshops, admin.: 19 100 m2
Footprint: 15 590 m2
Length, incl. plaza: 242 m
Width: 110 m
Seats in Main auditorium 1: 360
Seats in Second Auditorium: 400
Gross stage height: 54 m
Depth of sub-stage below water level: 16 m
Project cost, today’s price: ca. 500 mill. Euro

Open day at the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, Aug 2007
Norwegian Opera & Ballet
photograph : Snøhetta

Oslo Opera House Building – Architect
Architect: Snøhetta AS, Oslo
Landscape Architect: Snøhetta AS
Interior Architect: Snøhetta AS

Oslo Opera House Building – Architectural competition phase
Project Architects:
Craig Dykers, Tarald Lundevall, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen

Martin Dietrichson, Ibrahim El Hayawan, Chandani Ratnawira, Harriet Rikheim, Marianne Sætre

Landscape architects:
Snøhetta AS, Ragnhild Momrak

Inger Buresund, Axel Hellstenius, Henrik Hellstenius, Peder Istad, Jorunn Sannes

Theatre Consultants:
Theatre Projects Consultants Ltd.

Oslo Opera House

Oslo Opera House Building – Planning and building phase
Project manager:
Tarald Lundevall

Assistant management:
Sigrun Aunan, Craig Dykers, Simon Ewings

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen

Rune Grasdal, Tom Holtmann, Elaine Molinar, Kari Stensrød, Øystein Tveter

Team architects:
Anne-Cecilie Haug, Ibrahim El Hayawan, Tine Hegli, Jette Hopp, Zenul Khan, Frank Kristiansen, Cecilia Landmark, Camilla Moneta, Aase Kari Mortensen, Frank Nodland, Andreas Nygaard, Michael Pedersen, Harriet Rikheim, Margit Tidemann Ruud, Marianne Sætre, Knut Tronstad, Tae Young Yoon.

Team landscape architects:
Ragnhild Momrak, Andreas Nypan

Team interior architects:
Bjørg Aabø, Christina Sletner

Artists, integrated artwork:
A number of art projects have been carried out under the direction of a specially formed group. In some of the art-projects the artists have worked in close collaboration with Snøhetta:
Integrated art on the stone clad surfaces, with artists Kristian Blystad, Kalle Grude and Jorunn Sannes.
Integrated art on the metal clad facades with artists Astrid Løvaas og Kirsten Wagle.

Consultant engineers:
Structure: Reinertsen Engineering ANS
Geological engineer: NGI
Electrical engineer: Ingeniør Per Rasmussen AS
Heating, ventilation: Erichsen & Horgen AS
Acoustics: Brekke Strand Akustikk, Arup Acoustic
Theatre Planning: Theatre Project Consultants
Stage technical services: Theatre Project Consultants
Sub stage technical services: Rambøll Sverige

Oslo Opera House Building – Suppliers and Contractors – 55 contracts in total – Main contracts:

Ground works and foundations: Johs. Syltern AS
Structure: Veidekke Entreprenør AS
External walls and roofs: Veidekke Entreprenør AS
Internal walls & ceilings: AF Ragnar Evensen AS
Secondary steelwork: Sias AS
Masonry walls and stone flooring: AF Ragnar Evensen AS
Painting and flooring: Kaasa AS
Glass facades and interiors: Skandinaviska Glassystem AB
Carpentry & furniture : Bosvik AS, Djupevåg Båtbyggeri AS
Theatre seats: Poltrona Frau S.P.A.
Acoustic elements: Frapont S.A.
Chandelier main auditorium: Hadeland Glassverk
Marble supply: Campolonghi Italia SRL
Stone works: Naturstein AS
Plumbing works: Oras AS
Ventilation systems: Randem&Hûbert AS / Haaland Klima AS
Electrical systems: Siemens AS
Lighting: Elpag

Cooling systems: Novema Kulde AS
Telefoni and system control: Profitek Industri og Offshore AS
Sound and image systems: YIT Building Systems AS
Text system theatre seats.: Radio Marconi SRL
Elevators: Reber Schindler Heis AS
Mechanical constructions, stage: Bosch Rexroth AS
Landscaping: Agro AS
Signage: Eurosign AS
Kitchen equipment: AE Storhushold AS
Door supply: Ragnar Evensen AS
Gates & special doors: Magmo AS
Ironmongery: Trioving AS

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