The client’s brief for the Opera House was that the venue must provide for a very flexible auditorium that would also be capable of operating in a flat floor mode to provide space for banquet hall and exhibition space.
Client: Much Hadham Parochial Church Council Main contractor: Hutton Construction Architect: Freeland Rees Roberts Architects Sub-contractor: Selectaglaze The Grade I Listed St Andrew’s Church in Much Hadham, a village in Hertfordshire dating back to Saxon times, has recently had its historic bells refurbished. Somewhat ironically, however, a significant reduction of the noise break-out from […]
The Bonus Arena is a 3,500 seat capacity music and events complex built for the city of Hull.
The design brief, for Heatherwick Studios, was to reinvent the historic 90-year-old Grain Silo, at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, as a not-for-profit cultural institution housing the most significant collection of contemporary art from Africa.
Creating new performance space comes with many issues as to who the space is suitable for. Previous thinking would design the space for only one purpose but by using modern design and innovative solutions the space can be made to work for a wide selection of organisations. Modern theatre design takes this into account to […]