En colaboraciÃ³n con la FundaciÃ³n Cantos de MÃºsica , la tarea de Allied Works, era inventar una nueva instituciÃ³n cultural que celebra el legado de mÃºsica extraordinaria de CanadÃ¡.
Sirve a la comunidad de la mÃºsica nacional al proporcionar un centro de mÃºsica de la innovaciÃ³n, la creaciÃ³n y descubrimiento."Conceptualmente, el proyecto se formÃ³ pensando en "buques de resonancia "o instrumentos orquestados por las colecciones y programas del nuevo edificio. Realmente se ve el edificio como un instrumento. El cuerpo del edificio se ha diseÃ±ado y detallado para referirse a los casos de instrumentos, mientras que las formas mÃ¡s libres del interior estÃ¡n influidos por la acÃºstica. Introducido mediante una galerÃa de exposiciÃ³n, el visitante activarÃ¡ un umbral de sonido, habrÃ¡ ambiente de sonido en todo y un Ã¡rea acÃºstica interactiva donde los visitantes pueden hacer el sonido con sus cuerpos. El silencio tambiÃ©n estarÃ¡ presente como un elemento importante del paisaje sonoro ". Brad Cloepfil VÃa arcspace.com
In collaboration with the Cantos Music Foundation, Allied Worksâ€™ task was to invent a new cultural institution that celebrates Canadaâ€™s remarkable music legacy and serves the national music community by providing a world?class centre of music innovation, creation and discovery.â€œConceptually, the project was formed thinking of â€œresonant vesselsâ€ or instruments orchestrated by the collections and programs of the new building. We really do see the building as an instrument. The body of the building is designed and detailed to refer to instrument cases, while the freer forms of the interior are influenced by acoustics. Entering an exhibition gallery, a visitor will activate a threshold of sound, there will be ambient sound throughout and an interactive acoustical area where visitors can make sound with their bodies. Silence will also be present as an important element of the soundscape.â€ Brad Cloepfil The project will incorporate the historic King Edward Hotel, a legendary house of blues, and provide 80,000 square feet of new space for music education, performance, recording and exhibition of the Cantos Music Foundationâ€™s growing collection, and mark the first stage of the redevelopment of Calgaryâ€™s East Village and the creation of a new music district in the historic heart of the city. â€œThe initial thing that caught my eye was the complexity of the vision in the description of what the National Music Centre aspired to be. It was so many different things, it was like nothing I had ever heard of, no nameable institution. Itâ€™s not just a museum, itâ€™s not just performance space. It has this crazy blues club associated with it. It was quite a far-ranging visionâ€¦To be a part of inventing a new institution, thatâ€™s something you donâ€™t encounter. A lot of times you get to re conceive an institution, but to really invent one, which is what weâ€™re doing, that touches on so many parts of music at once and concentrate it into some sort of cohesive place in Calgary is an amazing challenge.â€ Brad Cloepfil