The project extends the public surface of the city of Sarajevo into and under the ground, forming a continuous space wrapping the foyers, the auditoriums and the service areas as well as an outdoor landscape above which bleeds into the surrounding parks. The surrounding surface of the park-scape dissolves into and continues underground in three spirals allowing access from several critical viewpoints and terminating on the different tiers in the main vineyard auditorium seating 1500. The bifurcated landscaping creates openings for entrances and natural lighting. The surface also expands and contracts on its way down, accommodating different events through the building. The project won the two stage open design competition for the project and has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale Metamorph in 2004 in collaboration with Seb Joun and the ARUPS Sound Lab using acoustic simulation dto optimize and refine the main hall.