Net PLN Contract value
Construction of a congress-and-concert facility that focuses on high acoustics and mechanical standards. The total capacity is more than 2,000 seats, which meets the requirements of the International Congress and Convention Association.
The scope of works included excavation works, reinforced concrete and steel frames, as well as finishes and fittings including acoustics and stage automation equipment.
The facility has, among other things: 2,000 seats in the auditorium, 600 seats in the theatre hall, 300 seats in the chamber hall and a multi-purpose area for conferences and exhibitions. Furthermore, the building has a three-level foyer overlooking the Vistula and Wawel. It is one of the most monumental buildings of modern Kraków with a building volume net of 280,474 m3 and a gross area of 37,016 m2.
The Construction Stage
The construction stage was divided into three main sections:
- The construction of the Centre for the Meeting of Cultures. This project required the partial demolition of the existing facility and building of a new front body of the Centre. This facility has two basement stories and three above ground stories with a multi-functional auditorium that can accommodate 969 people, a chamber hall (200 seats) and a cinema auditorium (164 seats).
- The Upgrade of the Musical Theatre and the Lublin Philharmonic Hall, which included: new electrical wiring, ventilation system, roof reconstruction and modernised auditoriums. Building volume net is 71,700 m3, and its area is 11,500 m2.
- The construction of Teatralny Square with an underground car park of about 250 parking spaces. Approximately 3,000 tons of steel and 27,000 m3 of concrete were used to complete the whole project.