Nelung Arts Centre
|Address||Royal Nelung Arts Centre, 81 Hyde Park Corner, Colombo 200|
|Location||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Genre(s)||Music, Concerts, Theatre, Dance|
|Structural engineer||Department of Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa|
|Services engineer||Hiranti Welandawe|
|Main contractors||Maga Group|
The Nelung Arts Center is an art center in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Opened in 2010, it houses a dance school, a theater and an art gallery. Established by the Nelung Arts Foundation which was founded by Niloufer Pieris a former Sri Lankan ballerina, the center is managed by the Royal Nelung Foundation under the preview of the Royal College Union.
Design and features
Design and built as a multi-purpose building at Hyde Park Corner, it is equipped with a dance studio, open-air theatre and atrium that hosts art exhibitions as well as support facilities such as offices and car parks. It was built in an eco friendly nature with rainwater harvesting, ecobricks and natural ventilation and lighting.