International convention square
History of International convention square at Birmingham
This huge convention center was built between 1986 and 1991 on the plans of Percy Thomas Partnership and Renton Howard Wood Levin. Its facade is covered with white stones and blue tinted windows. But the most spectacular part is the immense hall covered with a glass roof and which brings together the 10 large rooms and the 10 other rooms. It is crossed by many bridges and floors which, with the frame of the canopy form an impressive whole. The center can accommodate 8000 participants; the largest room can hold 3,000 people. All kinds of events are hosted: political meetings, fairs, conventions, etc. The center also contains Symphony Hall, a 2300-seat hall, home of the city's symphony orchestra, but which also hosts jazz concerts. world, folk, rock, pop, dance shows, comedies, etc ... The very beautiful concert hall was built taking the example of its acoustics on the Musikverein of Vienna and the Concertgebow of Amsterdam whose sound quality is exceptional.
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