Upside-down concrete pyramid in China a concert hall that’s one of a kind – open to the skies and designed to minimise its impact on nature

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Upside-down concrete pyramid in China a concert hall that’s one of a kind – open to the skies and designed to minimise its impact on nature

In a wooded valley in the Jinshanling mountains, in China’s Hebei province, some 150km from Beijing by road, a new shape rises from the ground.It is dark and spreads upwards and outwards like smoke, yet it is solid like rock, stratified and flat-topped. It has large openings, and as you approach it, you may hear music coming from them.This is the Chapel of Sound, an open-air concert venue that officially opens in April. It is the latest and perhaps most extraordinary building yet by Beijing…

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