Taiwan’s recently opened National Kaohsiung Centre For The Arts, Weiwuying – a vast performing arts venue (the world’s largest by far) covering 35 acres of a 116 acre park in the southern port city of Kaohsiung.

The undulating structure, built by Dutch engineering firm Mecanoo and inspired by the undulating canopy of local banyan trees, incorporates a 2,236-seat opera house, a 1,981-seat concert hall, a 1,210-seat playhouse, a 434-seat recital hall, and an outdoor theatre built into the sloping roof.


8 thoughts on “A Wider Stage

  1. LeopoldGloom

    Lovely. Yet we will continue to get the same boring, awful and badly constructed designs forever and ever

  2. digs

    When will Leo commission his vanity civic building. it’s a disgrace we don’t have an opera house…p

      1. digs

        I meant a real one in the capital, ye know, a cultural investment designed by a top architectural firm.

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