Description - Perform by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Known for its soaring towers that mark the skylines of the world's great cities, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects is also a leading designer of performing arts centres, including critically acclaimed venues for opera, dance, plays, and concerts. The firm's award-winning work in this highly demanding field is vast, with examples ranging from one of largest performing arts centres in the United States to intimate theatres on college campuses. AUTHOR: From the World Financial Center in New York to the Petronas Towers in Malaysia and the International Finance Centre in Hong Kong, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has designed many prestigious projects. Its portfolio is wide-ranging, from retail, residential and mixed-use projects to academic buildings, libraries, museums, and research centers. Its work has received international critical acclaim and hundreds of design awards, including the American Institute of Architects' Firm Award, the highest honor for an architectural practice. SELLING POINTS: . Brings together internationally renowned performing arts center designs by PCPA; rethinking of acoustics for concert halls; and architecture for theaters . Features projects from across the world, in particular the United States, Malaysia and China (Hong Kong) . Beautiful spaces designed to enhance the performing arts . Includes essays by Richard Pilbrow, Larry Kirkegaard, Charles Swanson, John Culbert . Conveys an interview with Cesar Pelli, Fred Clarke, and Mitch Hirsch 250 colour images

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