"We are not only designing a house, but are creating the port from which his liberated mind will depart across the ocean. This is what our work must encompass."
The building is built on the slope of a hill with an elevation of 330 meters. The level difference of the site is 8 meters. Taking advantage of the slope, one of the characteristics of this site, an architecture which suits the desires of two persons is built.
Situated on a 5 acre site the Kauffman Center's two performance venues, Muriel Kauffman Theatre and Helzberg Hall, are two distinct structures, each existing in their own acoustical envelope and housed within a dramatic architectural shell.
The new stadium, with more than 43,000 seats, will offer quality and flexibility to organize major events that will contribute to the cultural influence of Bordeaux, the city and the region. The dimensions of the field will also allow the organization of national and international rugby matches.
The goal of the ARK NOVA project is to bring new hope and promise to the people in the region through music and art.