In Los Angeles, one of the main contributions of architecture to the modern era is the Walt Disney Concert Hall that has been constructed for 16 years. It has been opened in October 23, 2003 as the home of the Los Angeles…
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These objectives gained the support of the leaders of the County of Los Angeles, the Disney family and other donors (Los Angeles Philharmonic Association par.1).
The design of the Hall had been made in 1991 and the actual construction has been started in November 1999. After 16 years and $274 million budget, the pride of the Los Angeles County had been opened to the public’s awe and admiration (Los Angeles Philharmonic Association par.1; NAGATA Acoustics par. 1).
The Walt Disney Concert Hall has different features that can be considered as important contributing factors to being one of the architectural landmarks in the United States. The main architectural style of the Music Center Plaza where the Hall can be found is referred to as New Formalism. The said style can be described as an amalgamation of the different architectural components such as ‘arches, columns and materials such as marble, granite and other man-made composites.” In addition, the geographic contrast of light and dark compositions is also another feature of the said architectural style. The New Formalism can be considered as the chosen style of the performing arts centers that are located in the county (Music Center “History and Architecture” par.1).
The geometric contrast is evident in the Hall specifically composed of the reflective and the non-reflective surfaces. Both the exterior and the interior compositions of the building can be considered as contributing factors to the reputation of the Walt Disney Concert Hall as an architectural landmark (Music Center “History and Architecture” par.2).
The Hall can accommodate 2,265 people in the concert hall. The design of the exterior is made of stainless steel and limestone. The interior of the Hall had been constructed as vineyard-shaped hall with Douglas fir walls and ceilings (Music Center “History and Architecture” p.3). The
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