The Sweet Sound of Success

NZ company Marshall Day Acoustics has won the contract to design a $400 million concert hall in Paris. Marshall Day, together with French architect Jean Nouvel, beat 97 international design teams for the chance to design la Philharmonie de Paris. “Every architect and acoustician of note in the world was vying for this project,” says Christopher Day, Principal at Marshall Day Acoustics. “To be short listed was a thrill – to win the design competition was really quite special.” The City of Paris has been planning a new concert hall for 20 years. Construction on la Philharmonie de Paris, which will comprise a major concert hall, two medium size rehearsal rooms, several smaller practice rooms, a foyer, cafe and library, is expected to begin in 2009 and be completed by 2012.


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The Artist Thomas Monckton Wonderfully Funny

The Artist Thomas Monckton Wonderfully Funny

“Thomas Monckton has been performing his circus-informed, clown-honed show The Artist since 2017, and it shows. This physical theatre performance, now in its final outing at Sydney Festival following a…