Pic of the Day: Zaha Hadid’s Guangzhou Opera House


While things not be going as well for her Olympic aquatics center in London, earlier this week Zaha Hadid’s Guangzhou Opera House — which also happens to be her first completed project in China — opened its doors to the public. Inspired by “the organic forms of two fused boulders,” the geometric, waterfront structure houses a 1,800-seat auditorium, making it the third largest performance center in the country. Click through to get a better look at the space, including shots of the undulating interior and a behind-the-scenes look at the construction process.

[via designboom]