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Project • By spillmann echsle architektenConcert Halls

Maag Concert Hall, Zurich

The Tonhalle Orchester Zurich was founded in 1868 and enjoys worldwide recognition. While its permanent home is being renovated, the provisional concert hall was designed to satisfy the orchestra’s and the public’s discerning artistic demands. The former Maag industrial hall, where the Maag brothers’ machine factory produced gearboxes, pumps and cogs until the 1990s, was transformed into a concert hall with excellent sound quality within a very short period. In addition to the construction of cloakrooms, a foyer and a concert hall, the Maag Building K, which is classified as a building worthy of special protection by the preservation authorities, was also equipped with recording rooms, administrative offices, break rooms a... More