Souda / Along the wetlands of the Songhua River sits the newly completed Harbin Opera House by Beijing studio MAD. The building’s undulating form wraps two concert halls and a public plaza with a strikingly smooth exterior of aluminum panels and glass.
Until the opening of its extraordinarily sinuous opera house, Harbin, in China& remote and cold north-east provinces, has been mostly known for its annual blow-out ice-sculpture festival. However, the Beijing-based MAD Architects have pushed China& e.
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