Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is located by the old harbor between Reykjavík city center and the North Atlantic, standing out as a unique landmark in continuous interplay with its surroundings. Inspiration for its design was influence by Iceland‘s exceptional and dramatic nature. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center is situated on the boundary between land and sea, so the building is a gleaming sculpture reflecting vibrant life of the city, as well as sky and harbor.
The glass façade was designed by renowned visual artist Olafur Eliasson (creator of the New York Harbor waterfall installation a few years ago) covering the entire building so making it eco-friendly. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is new home of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera. Building has four halls from which the largest one accommodating up to 1,800 seated patrons, combining stunning architecture with state of the art technology in all areas of functions within the building. Smaller meeting rooms are located throughout the building and a spacious exhibition area is nearby.
Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre also offers state-of–the-art equipment for corporate meetings, in addition to catering services and parking spaces.