Shilpakala Vedika

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Silpakala vedika శిల్పకళావేదిక
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General information
Type Auditorium
Architectural style Ethnic
Location Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Completed 2002
Opening 15 June 2002
Design and construction
Architect S Sathyanarayana
Main contractor Nagarjuna Construction Company

Shilpakala Vedika is a terracotta auditorium and convention centre located in Hyderabad, Telangana. The auditorium is 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2). Shilpa means sculpture, kala means art, and vedika means platform. Hence it is an art sculpture platform. The convention center includes an auditorium, which is flexible in design and offers a variety of configuration selections, and is widely known for Telugu film audio release functions.[1]

The Auditorium[edit]

Shilpakala Vedika, constructed under the government of N. Chandrababu Naidu, is located in a 60,000 sq ft (5,600 m2) plot, on a 5 acres (20,000 m2) land, with a seating capacity of 2,500. It is a state-of-the-art facility comprising a press room, cafeteria, modern multi-media projection system, luxurious green rooms, good acoustics and exquisite ethnic decor. This auditorium is given for lease by the Government to M/S Sanpra Group and M/S Alif Group.

Awards[edit]

  • ACCE SIMPLEX AWARD 2006 for Innovative Design of Structures other than Industrial structure to S Sathyanarayana, Hyderabad for Design of Silpakala Vedika Multi Purpose Indoor Auditorium.[2]

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