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Casa da Música, Portugal

Project data

Location: Porto, Portugal

Concert hall with a minimalist, monolithic and polygonal shape

Construction period: 2001-2005

Architect: Rem Koolhaas and Ellen van Loon, OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture), Rotterdam


  • high, diversely angled walls of architectural concrete quality
  • use of white concrete for all concrete components
  • architectural concrete surfaces with regular joint impression and tie arrangement
  • high concrete pressure thanks to large wall


Somague/Mesquita/Casa da Música A.C.E.

Customer's benefit

High quality standards and deadlines met

Matus Fernandes, Site Manager, Casa da Música
Matus Fernandes
Site Manager

The technical solution from PERI was easy and safe to implement. This enabled us to achieve the high quality standards and keep on schedule without any problems.

PERI solution

  • VARIO GT 24 formwork elements, adapted to the special geometric forms
  • climbing scaffold fixed to pre-defined tie positions
  • transfer of the concreting loads through the MULTIPROP support system