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    Foster's New Opera

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    The extensive grounds of the Winspear Opera House include a public plaza and outdoor performance space for 5,000.
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    Argentinean artist Guillermo Kuitca designed the stage curtain for McDermott Hall based on an abstraction of the hall's seating plan.
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    The subdued character of the interior finishes in McDermott Hall keeps the visitor's focus on the stage.
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    Detail of shade structure and louvers at column.
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    Winspear Opera House east-west section drawing looking north.
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    Winspear Opera House ground-floor plan drawing (orchestra level).
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    Winspear Opera House third-floor plan drawing (first balcony).
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    Winspear Opera House fourth-floor plan drawing (second balcony).
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    Winspear Opera House fifth-floor plan drawing (third balcony).
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    Winspear Opera House roof plan drawing.
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    Project Credits

    Project: Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House (Dallas, Texas)
    Client: AT&T Performing Arts Center (formerly Dallas Center for the Performing Arts)
    Design Architect: Foster + Partners
    Collaborating Architect: Kendall/ Heaton Associates Inc.
    General Contractor: Linbeck Construction
    Acoustician: Sound Space Design
    Theatre Consultant: Theatre Projects Consultants
    Structural Engineers: Buro Happold; Thornton Tomasetti
    Services Engineers: Battle McCarthy; CHP & Associates
    Lighting Consultant: Claude R. Engle Lighting Consultant
    Code Consultants: Pielow Fair & Associates; Donnell Consultants
    Food Service Consultants: JGL Management Services; Cine Little
    Geotechnical Engineers: GME Consulting Services Inc.
    Landscape Designers: Michel Desvigne; Kevin Sloan; JJR
    Sound System Design: Engineering Harmonics, Inc.
    Transportation Consulting: Deshazo, Tang & Associates, Inc.
    Parking Consultants: Carl Walker Inc.
    Maintenance Cleaning Access: Citadel Consulting Inc.
    Architect (Parking Garage): Good Fulton & Farrell
    Security: HMA Consulting, Inc.
    Curtain Wall Consultant: LZA Technology
    ADA Consultant: McGuire Associates, Inc.
    Elevator Consultant: Persohn/ Hahn Associates, Inc.
    Acoustical and Vibration Consultant: Wilson, Ihrig & Associates, Inc.
    Graphic Consultant: 2 X 4 Design

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