Aotea Centre, Auckland

PKA Have Over 45 Years' Experience in providing Acoustic Solutions for Public & Educational Buildings

PKA Acoustic Consulting was awarded the Australian Acoustical Society’s Inaugural Excellence in Acoustics Award for their work on this auditorium. The Aotea Centre is New Zealands Opera House providing a venue for opera, ballet and all forms of musical theatre. The Aotea Centre has a seating capacity of approx. 2300. It is universally recognised as one of the best lyric theatres to be built in the southern hemisphere after the famous Teatro Colon (1908, Buenos Aires). The initial acoustic design of the theatre is reverberation conditions for the presentation of musical theatre. The design includes a reflective enclosure to allow symphony orchestra to perform on stage.

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