Dubai Opera House is a new cultural center in the UAE, designed by Atkins.
Dubai Opera House is A 2,000-seat multi-format venue for opera, theater, concerts, art exhibitions, orchestra, film, sports events, and seasonal programmes.
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Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, The Opera District in Downtown Dubai is set to become the cultural hub of the region.
Dubai Opera will feature state-of-the-art audio-visual technology and support systems to ensure an unrivalled events experience.
As iconic in appearance as the world-famous Sydney Opera House, the design of the Dubai Opera takes its inspiration from the traditional sailing vessels of the Arabian Gulf, the classic wooden dhows that are synonymous with the world-famous Dubai Creek.
The bow of the structure will contain Dubai Opera’s main stage, orchestra and seating areas, as well as the proposed sky garden and restaurants, while the elongated hull area will house waiting areas, taxi-drop off area, and parking.
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