American studio LMN Architects has completed a performing arts centre for the University of Iowa that features twisted terracotta panels, glass shingles and bespoke acoustic panels made of metal and felt. More
For Herzog & de Meuron's £163-million Elbphilharmonie concert hall, the designers furnishing the space opted for a monochrome colour palette to keep the focus on the surrounding architecture. More
Herzog & de Meuron's long-delayed Hamburg concert hall has announced its completion to the city in huge illuminated letters. More
A translucent marble cube by Rex Architecture that will contain the Perelman Performing Arts Center has been unveiled as the "keystone" for the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan (+ slideshow). More
A concert hall in Poland featuring concrete and crushed brickwork impressed readers this week, so we've visited the Dezeen archives to create a Pinterest board full of awe-inspiring performance venues. Others include a spiky building shortlisted for last year's Mies van der Rohe Award and Herzog & de Meuron's part-completed Hamburg Elbphilharmonie.