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Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners
Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners
Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners
Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners
Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners
Tower Opera,  | International Design Awards Winners

Tower Opera

Lead Designers
Prize(s)Bronze in Architecture Categories / New Commercial Building
Entry Description

Tower Opera

Incheon is the critical place which is located between Incheon Airport Express Way and Gyeongin Canal which links Incheon to Seoul; therefore, it is important spot of Incheon Free Economy Zone, I.F.E.Z. In spite of its geographic benefits, it has yet to actualize its own identity, falling behind Songdo F.E.Z where harbor is located and Yeongjong F.E.Z where Incheon international airport places. Incheon Tower Opera Arena which will be built in Incheon symbolizes Incheon as Waterfront City of IFEZ. Incheon Tower Opera Arena gives residents and visitors great opportunities to experience realization to unify sea, land and sky into a whole thanks to the tower which harmonizes with Aqua Square.

Cultural and environmental issues will become the most concerned issues in the 21st century. Incheon Tower Opera is the combination of tower, Opera House, Outdoor Arena and Gallery to offer visitors complex of cultural living. Furthermore, it realizes environment-friendly Public Cultural Complex which emits none of Carbon dioxide through Solar energy Generating System installed on the surface of tower and dome. Tower Opera Arena in Incheon is certainly the representative symbol of Incheon Free Economy Zone.

Incheon is the artificial land on the sea by blocking water path between Incheon island and foreshore. Incheon is the terminal destination of Gyeongin Canal and the only place that can lead water path from the sea and river into city. The tower built in the center of Incheon is expected to magnify the potential of Incheon as the artificial land on the sea.

Incheon Tower Opera Arena forms the artificial sea on the land in the center of Incheon Canal Way with the converse interpretation by filling the space in the arched dome to cover the whole Incheon with water. The water space inside the arched dome is the Water Plaza for tower visitors. The Water Plaza is capable of become outdoor theater which has thousands seating capacities and also be the relaxing lake park as occasion demands. The Water Plaza shows diverse aspects of Incheon Tower Opera Arena by flexibly changing for needs and time.

The tower of Incheon Tower Opera Arena is the symbol of the Water Plaza. The tower of Incheon Tower Opera Arena adopts the energy production system applying solar energy generating system. Tower Opera Arena conserves energy with the aim of the protection of environment unlike the existing skyscrapers that emits considerable amounts of carbon dioxide. Tower Opera Arena overcomes the anti-environmental limits of high-rise tower without emission of carbon dioxide.