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In 1977, in response to the voices that demanded the construction of an auditorium in Tenerife since 1970, the Plenary Council approved the location of an auditorium in the El Ramonal estate, and the following year began the ideas competition for the drafting of the draft. Initially, the designation of the project was agreed to the architect Antonio Fern ndez Alba. Later, in 1985, the Plenary Council approved the new location of the auditorium at the El Chapatal estate. In 1987, the previous project was abandoned in favor of the architects Antonio Fern ndez Alba, Vicente Saavedra and Javier D az Llanos. In 1989, contacts began with the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, who was finally the designer of the plans. u20AC u2039 In 1991, the preliminary draft of the Tenerife Auditorium located at the end of the Tres de Mayo Avenue in the capital is publicly presented, and in 1992 the supervisory and control commission is created. In 1996, the change of location to its final location near the Castle of San Juan Bautista, located by the sea, was approved.

Construction began in 1997 and ended in 2003. The building is framed in late modern architecture of the late twentieth century. The modern profile of the auditorium has led to it being considered an emblem u20AC u2039 of the city of Santa Cruz and the island of Tenerife. It is a tourist attraction of the island. The postal service of Post Office included the auditorium in a series of six stamps that ...

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The building is composed of platforms from which the large curved volume of the Main Hall stands out, which becomes the main element of the building in both its formal and structural aspect. The large dust jacket, placed about fifty meters high, has been conceived as a large hang glider, a spectacular element from its architectural conception, made possible by its structural design. The dimensions of this element are: 60 meters wide at its base, 100 meters long in horizontal projection, and 40 meters high. The wing has a braided finish on its upper face, while the lower one has no more finish than the white concrete of the slab.

The metallic structure was made by dividing the dust jacket into large blocks that were later hoisted by a crane to its final location, where, once positioned, they will be joined together by welding. During the construction process, the structure rests provisionally on its back on hydraulic cylinders (two by support on the South arch).

The building is distributed in two rooms, the Main Hall or Symphonic Hall crowned by a dome, it has 1616 seats in the amphitheater, as well as a stage with a mouthpiece 16.5 meters. The Chamber Hall reproduces the distribution in amphitheater of the symphonic hall on a smaller scale, and has 422 locations.

The Hall is a large space with 1200 m of fans, framed by two large wooden doors. From inside you can see the Atlantic Ocean ...

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MUNICIPALITY Santa Cruz de Tenerife
AREA Health District-La Salle
ADDRESS Avenida de la Constitucion, 1

BIEDMA GARCIA, Manuel. Dust Jacket Tenerife Auditorium. III Congress of Ache Bridges and Structures. Saragossa. 2005

- WIKIPEDIA. Tenerife Auditorium [In line]. [Date of consultation: 11/01/17]. Available at:

Editorial and research team : Architecture Unit of the CICOP Foundation.

Miguel ngel Fern ndez Matr n.

Gislaine Hasse

Jos Luis D will read Mart nez.

Sendy Hern ndez lvarez.

Photograph: Jos M. Bossini Ruiz.

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