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The Sage

 

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  • The Sage is three concert halls, the largest of which has 1,650 seats, under a single undulating glass canopy.
  • The building has been designed so that the prominent arch above the entrance when viewed from the west specifically addresses the curving Tyne Bridge.

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11-12-2007 > Kier Win Gateshead Quay Competition

16-12-2004 > Sage Exhibits Geordie Artistic Wisdom

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Architect
Foster + Partners
Developer
North Music Trust
Main Contractor
Laing O'Rourke

Reference Data

Reference No.
4115
First Uploaded
19-02-2006
Last Editorial Date
13-01-2010
 

Building Location

Address
Bank Road, Baltic Quay, Gateshead. NE8
Council
Gateshead Council
County
Tyne and Wear
Region
North East
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Proposal date
1994
Construction start date
1997
Completion date
2004
Style
Zoomorphic

Roof Height (AGL)
41.00 *

Total Floors (O.G)
7

Market Data

Primary Use
Other

Floorspace (sq m)
20,000.00

Construction Cost
£70,000,000.00
Budget Date
2004

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