|Busan Cinema Center (BIFF : Busan International Film Festival)|
After hosting Busan 1st International Film Festival in 1996, the need for an exclusive cinema center that is suited for its status as required.
Heerim & Austrian’s Coop Himmelblau Consortium has won the international competition in 2005, and based on the winning design, Heerim carried out schematic design and design development phase.
Busan Cinema Center is a multi-cultural performance & filming space that is consist of 3 exclusive theaters, a cinema-tech, a multipurpose venue, an outdoor theater, video academy, and offices.
The Big Roof and the Small Roof, symbolic structures, are directly connected to the open plaza which can be accessed from all directions and the outdoor cinema which can be operated on a rainy day.
The Big Roof, a special feature, that is supported by a double cone is a 165m long mega size truss with 85m long cantilever, and is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
Collaborative Firms - Coop Himmelb(l)au
Gold Prize, Busan Daun Architectural Work Awards(2012)
International Architecture Awards For The Best New Global Design(2007)