An exciting new music center designed by the celebrated architectural firm Foster + Partners brings the best in music, architecture, and design to Northeast England.
Visited by half-a-million people each year, The Sage Gateshead has helped to breathe new life into the Tyne waterfront and provides incomparable musical performances, education, and pleasure to the public. This volume follows the building’s evolution from concept through execution. Numerous photographs illustrate The Sage Gateshead’s unique features, including three auditoriums linked along the Tyne River and sheltered by a sinuous roof. The performance spaces are renowned for their excellent acoustics while the building’s exciting design echoes the innovation taking place in its halls and studios. Including numerous illustrations and in depth essays, this monograph will appeal to all those interested in architecture and design.
Anthony Sargent is the founding General Director of The Sage Gateshead.
Peter Buchanan is an architect, urban designer and planner and former Deputy Editor of The Architectural Review.
Hardcover with jacket, 96 pages, 21,0 x 21,0 cm, 80 color illustrations, 10 b/w illustrations
$ 29.95 | £ 19.99
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US January 10, 2011