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One World Trade Center full video 2015 (HD+)
One World Trade Center full video 2015 (HD+)
Published: 2015/04/17
Channel: Official HD Documentary
Music Makes a City Now: Ep. 10 New World Symphony
Music Makes a City Now: Ep. 10 New World Symphony
Published: 2015/08/25
Channel: Music Makes a City NOW
What If The One World Trade Center Was Attacked?
What If The One World Trade Center Was Attacked?
Published: 2017/10/02
Channel: LifesBiggestQuestions
Miami WorldCenter - The New Center of Miami HD
Miami WorldCenter - The New Center of Miami HD
Published: 2015/10/29
Channel: Ivan D. Ramirez PA - The Roads Realty
Inside the new 1 World Trade Center
Inside the new 1 World Trade Center
Published: 2014/01/20
Channel: CNNMoney
The New World Symphony at the Grand Opening of the New World Center on Miami Beach.
The New World Symphony at the Grand Opening of the New World Center on Miami Beach.
Published: 2011/01/30
Channel: Annette Peikert
9/11~September 11th 2001-Attack on the World || Trade Center
9/11~September 11th 2001-Attack on the World || Trade Center
Published: 2013/04/07
Channel: Willubhave Four
New World Centre in Hong Kong
New World Centre in Hong Kong
Published: 2016/08/09
Channel: on the roofs
【4K】Walking around World Trade Center New York
【4K】Walking around World Trade Center New York
Published: 2018/02/27
Channel: Ali Rafiei
World Trade Center elevator video
World Trade Center elevator video
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: Fox5NY
PULSE - New World Center
PULSE - New World Center
Published: 2011/02/26
Channel: Miamism
Official 11 Year Time-Lapse Movie of One World Trade Center
Official 11 Year Time-Lapse Movie of One World Trade Center
Published: 2015/05/29
Channel: EarthCam
Show 287: New World Center - Miami Beach, Florida
Show 287: New World Center - Miami Beach, Florida
Published: 2014/06/05
Channel: From the Top
Developers provide new look at Paramount Miami Worldcenter
Developers provide new look at Paramount Miami Worldcenter
Published: 2018/05/10
Channel: WPLG Local 10
SNSD - Into The New World - Center Distribution
SNSD - Into The New World - Center Distribution
Published: 2016/12/21
Channel: chan
NWS WALLCAST™ Concerts
NWS WALLCAST™ Concerts
Published: 2011/08/24
Channel: New World Symphony
New World Symphony - Frank Gehry Campus Campaign Video
New World Symphony - Frank Gehry Campus Campaign Video
Published: 2008/01/25
Channel: Jason Bitman
One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on Wednesday July 22, 2015.
One World Observatory at One World Trade Center on Wednesday July 22, 2015.
Published: 2015/07/23
Channel: jkrspecnet
North American NPAPW Returns to New World Center
North American NPAPW Returns to New World Center
Published: 2016/01/29
Channel: New World Symphony
Highlights From Songs For A New World at New York City Center
Highlights From Songs For A New World at New York City Center
Published: 2018/06/29
Channel: Playbill Video
New World Center Miami Beach
New World Center Miami Beach
Published: 2011/02/25
Channel: oldtojoy
One World Trade Center : New York Travel Guide
One World Trade Center : New York Travel Guide
Published: 2018/07/20
Channel: Dillon Collins
Symphony of Yoga at the New world Center
Symphony of Yoga at the New world Center
Published: 2013/02/12
Channel: LiquidVistas
New World Center Opening
New World Center Opening
Published: 2011/01/26
Channel: OlinDownesTown
Presentation of Miami World Center - The new development in Downtown Miami
Presentation of Miami World Center - The new development in Downtown Miami
Published: 2015/02/10
Channel: Miami Residential Group
Zildjian Education - A Visit With The New World Symphony Percussion Section
Zildjian Education - A Visit With The New World Symphony Percussion Section
Published: 2015/06/20
Channel: Avedis Zildjian Company
Miami Beach New World Symphony Wallcast
Miami Beach New World Symphony Wallcast
Published: 2014/04/08
Channel: Sami Shah
NEW WORLD CENTRE MALL PART 1
NEW WORLD CENTRE MALL PART 1
Published: 2011/01/05
Channel: sadik shaikh
New World Center animation
New World Center animation
Published: 2010/12/17
Channel: Theatre Projects
Grand Opening for the New World Center & SoundScape
Grand Opening for the New World Center & SoundScape
Published: 2011/02/11
Channel: City of Miami Beach TV
New World Center Miami Beach
New World Center Miami Beach
Published: 2011/02/25
Channel: oldtojoy
Miami New World Symphony Orchestra plays Pirates of The Caribbean - Miami Beach, FL October 4, 2015
Miami New World Symphony Orchestra plays Pirates of The Caribbean - Miami Beach, FL October 4, 2015
Published: 2015/10/09
Channel: Angel Leon
Is Saudi Arabia vying to be Center of a Babylonian New World Order?
Is Saudi Arabia vying to be Center of a Babylonian New World Order?
Published: 2017/11/24
Channel: aminutetomidnite
Alain Godon Opening at the New World Center
Alain Godon Opening at the New World Center
Published: 2011/07/13
Channel: Bernard Markowicz
Exclusive: First Look At New Miami World Center
Exclusive: First Look At New Miami World Center
Published: 2016/03/03
Channel: CBS Miami
PULSE: LATE NIGHT AT THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY - Con Estilo TV
PULSE: LATE NIGHT AT THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY - Con Estilo TV
Published: 2016/01/26
Channel: Con Estilo TV
Girls
Girls' Generation(SNSD) - Into The New World [Edge Position Distribution]
Published: 2017/06/10
Channel: Meon
Hijacked Planes Smash into World Trade Center
Hijacked Planes Smash into World Trade Center
Published: 2012/09/11
Channel: KellyWurx
El New World Center de Miami Beach, un barco cubista varado en la playa
El New World Center de Miami Beach, un barco cubista varado en la playa
Published: 2016/09/09
Channel: AGENCIA EFE
Migguel Anggelo performs PRIMERA COMUNION live at the New World Center, Miami Beach, 2012
Migguel Anggelo performs PRIMERA COMUNION live at the New World Center, Miami Beach, 2012
Published: 2013/02/11
Channel: Migguel Anggelo
Louislist Premiere New World Symphony
Louislist Premiere New World Symphony
Published: 2012/10/29
Channel: Louis Aguirre
New World Center
New World Center
Published: 2011/05/15
Channel: Octavio Diaz
New World Symphony Wallcast Debut .MOV
New World Symphony Wallcast Debut .MOV
Published: 2011/02/05
Channel: blairguppy
PULSE event by New World Symphony
PULSE event by New World Symphony
Published: 2012/03/24
Channel: Miamism
"A Whole New World" - Aladdin - Center Stage Theatre Co.
"A Whole New World" - Aladdin - Center Stage Theatre Co.
Published: 2016/06/02
Channel: Jill Johnson Mann
New York, NY - World Center Hotel & 9/11 National Memorial
New York, NY - World Center Hotel & 9/11 National Memorial
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: GregSmith
New World Symphony making history
New World Symphony making history
Published: 2011/02/26
Channel: Miamism
New World Soundscape
New World Soundscape
Published: 2011/01/26
Channel: alexrossny
Unvergessen! New World A10 Center
Unvergessen! New World A10 Center
Published: 2016/08/30
Channel: 1982 Sunshine
Miami World Center - The new heart of downtown
Miami World Center - The new heart of downtown
Published: 2014/11/12
Channel: David Siddons
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New World Center
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The New World Center and the adjacent public park
Location 500 17th Street
Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.
Coordinates 25°47′31″N 80°07′59″W / 25.792°N 80.133°W / 25.792; -80.133
Type Concert hall
Seating type Reserved
Capacity 756
Construction
Built 2008–2011
Opened January 26, 2011
Construction cost $160 million
Architect Frank Gehry
Website
Venue website

The New World Center is a concert hall in the South Beach section of Miami Beach, Florida, that is designed by Frank Gehry. It is the home of the New World Symphony, with a capacity of 756 seats. It opened in January 2011.[1]

Located one block north of Lincoln Road in the South Beach stretch of Miami Beach, the building also features a new 2.5-acre public park next to it, designed by the firm West 8[1][2] (after Gehry relinquished the job following a budget reduction).[3] A half acre of that is the SoundScape area, which allows outside visitors to experience live, free "wallcasts" of select events throughout the season through the use of visual and audio technology on a 7,000-square-foot (650 m2) projection wall.[1][4][5] Such wallcasts are planned to occur at least twice a month.[2] A sound system incorporating 167 individually tuned speakers augments the high-definition video presentation.[6] During performances, QR codes are shown to enable the outside audience to scan them and obtain more information about the work in question.[4] In addition to live broadcasts of events inside, works in the video arts themselves can be shown on the wall, including those produced during the Art Basel Miami Beach event.[6][7] The projection wall is said to be the largest permanently established projection surface in North America.[5]

Over a thousand people watched the wallcasts during each of the performances in the center's opening week.[3] By the end of the park's first year, The Miami Herald wrote that the free films, video art, and concert wallcasts there had "produced a much-needed sense of community."[7]

Construction[edit]

Exterior of the center at night

The acoustics for the center were designed by Yasuhisa Toyota.[6] Gehry and Toyota had previously worked together on the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.[6][8] The intentionally small seating arrangement is steeply banked, allowing concertgoers to be close to the musicians[1] (no seat is more than thirteen rows from the stage).[3] Gehry said "the audience is right in the music."[8] Projections upon sail-like panels hanging from the hall ceiling allow performances to be accompanied by video presentations.[3] The center includes training facilities for the symphony.[1][8][3]

The symphony's artistic director, Michael Tilson Thomas, was instrumental in emphasizing the public outreach and digital technology aspects of the center.[2] (Gehry and Tilson Thomas share personal history and a long friendship, with Gehry sometimes having baby-sat for Tilson Thomas when both were growing up in the Los Angeles area.[3][2][9]) A prime goal of the whole enterprise was to provide ongoing experiments and architectural support towards making classical music more accessible and enticing to younger generations.[8][9][10][4] After its first half-season in the new venue, a New World Symphony official said, "Ticket sales have been phenomenal."[4]

Unlike some of Gehry's best-known works, including the Disney Hall, the glass-and-white-plaster exterior is mostly rectangular and unassuming.[8][2] (The acclaim for the prior work had been great enough to scare off potential clients, with Gehry saying, "When Disney opened seven years ago, I was never asked to do another concert hall!"[8]) This was done to stay in commonality with Miami Beach's predominantly plaster-and-glass architectural look, where Gehry's usual use of metals would have seemed out of place.[11] However, once inside the atrium, which is lit by the sky during the daytime, the architect's usual assemblage of curved forms dominates, especially in a jumbled stack of over thirty rehearsal rooms, offices, recording facilities, and the like.[3][2][9] As Tilson Thomas said of the initial design process, "Gradually it started to turn into one of Frank's buildings turned inside-out, which is essentially what it is – and that it was going to be mostly like Miami."[11]

Reception[edit]

Reviews of the New World Center have been favorable. Christopher Hawthorne of the Los Angeles Times wrote: "This is a piece of architecture that dares you to underestimate it or write it off at first glance."[2] Nicolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic of The New York Times, stated that Tilson Thomas and Gehry had "created a building ... that spills over with populist ideas, sometimes to the point of distraction.... it reflects Mr. Gehry's belief that music, like other creative endeavors, should be more than an aesthetic matter. As a shared experience, one that reaches each of us at our emotional core, it helps unite us into a civilized community."[9] Arrival of the center was hailed by Cathleen McGuigan, architecture writer for The Daily Beast, who said that "Miami Beach is [now] home to world-class architecture and the sense of solid permanence that such buildings bring."[8] Victoria Newhouse of Architectural Record wrote: "A welcoming openness to the exterior is provided by the atrium and reinforced by the Wallcasts, and the auditorium combines intimacy with remarkable physical and acoustical flexibility. The magic sparked by the collaboration of Gehry and Thomas just might fulfill their hope to turn around a perceived faltering interest in classical music by the young."[3] Gehry's role also confirmed that the "starchitect" phenomenon had reached the Miami area, following Herzog & de Meuron's 1111 Lincoln Road the year before and with that firms's new Miami Art Museum in the works as well.[2][7]

The 100,641-square-foot (9,349.9 m2) building cost some $160 million.[1][6] Of that, $15 million came from the city of Miami Beach, $25 million from Miami-Dade County, and the rest from private donations and the sale of the New World Symphony's previous home, the Lincoln Theater.[10] Ground was broken for the structure in January 2008. It was built on the site of two old parking lots.[3] A new parking garage was also constructed as part of the project.[10]

People watching a live performance "wallcast" outside the building

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