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Set into a steep hillside, the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) includes a 1,200-seat concert hall, a 400-seat theatre, three performance studios as well as recording and editing facilities.
Project name
Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)
Architecture firm
Grimshaw
Location
Troy, NY, USA
Photography
Paul Rivera/Archphoto, Peter Aaron/Esto
To introduce this meeting of culture, aoe created a Cultural Exchange City Reception Center in the city where it all begun. The marriage of the Italian and Sino style was at the heart of the project to illustrate the cultural mix and was adapted to merge the structure and its surrounding. 
Project name
Sino-Italian Cultural Exchange City Reception Center
Architecture firm
aoe
Location
Chengdu, China
Photography
Arch-exist Photography