Articles tagged Theatre

Tara Theatre by Aedas. Photos Philip Vile
Culture

Aedas Arts Team attaches a symbolic intervention to a small theatre

LONDON – A small end-terrace theatre in the south-west of London has been updated with an extension that includes a 100-seater auditorium.

The building sits back from the street to provide a public space with the potential for outside performances. Photo Cécile Septet
Culture

Rhythm and repetition inform aesthetic and form

VANVES —Architecture firm Babin+Renaud design a performance building in time with the music.

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Billboard: Pre-Sale Book Schemata
Where past and present meet effortlessly.
Culture

De Matos Ryan’s theatre refurbishment plays on history

YORK – The York Theatre Royal has recently opened its doors again after being closed for months due to refurbishment.

The building has been realised by FABG as being in a constant process of transformation.
Culture

FABG's concert hall combines aspects of the local forestry industry and new technologies

MONT-LAURIER – Located in the Laurentian Mountains, the Mont-Laurier Theatre is a multi-purpose venue that emphasises the importance of timber for the region.

‘I finally just resolved to stick another piece of architecture next to the first.’
Culture

La Comédie de Béthune by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

BÉTHUNE – Manuelle Gautrand completes drama centre over twenty years in the making with an extension housing rehearsal and administrative spaces.

Väven occupies a waterfront block and another lying just to the north, creating a link between the existing street grid and the redeveloped river walk.
Culture

Väven by Snøhetta and White Arkitekter

UMEÅ – The designers named the complex Väven after the Swedish word meaning ‘weave’, a fitting metaphor for the confluence of so many distinct programs under one roof.

The programme was split in two to create a quiet entrance plaza.
Culture

New Theatre by Helika

PLZEŇ – A new theatre in Plzeň opens its door in anticipation of the city’s role as European capital of culture in 2015.

Scenography is no longer decoration but rather a tool for the creation of various spaces.
Latvia

Music, Dance, Adventure by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture

In contemporary dance, flexibility is key – but at the Latvian National Opera in Riga, it's not only the performers showing this essential characteristic.

Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Leaderboard: Clerkenwell
Amsterdam

Hoarding (Dis)Order by Maaike Fransen

Maaike Fransen’s presentation of her Hoarding (Dis)Order collection during Amsterdam Fashion Week was a glorious rejection of convention and trope.

Liverpool’s new Everyman Theatre rises on the same spot as its predecessor and makes respectful references to its context, while maintaining a distinct, contemporary presence.
Culture

Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

LIVERPOOL – When Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre needed a new lease of life, Haworth Tompkins came to the rescue.

At MAST, spaces were designed to have a distinct character.
Architecture

MAST by Labics

Corporate philanthropy favours employees but also the general public. Bologna-based Coesia Group established MAST Foundation with the goal of facilitating the arts, technology and innovation but more …

The reflection pool reinforces the symmetry of the front elevation.
Architecture

National Theatre of Bahrain by AS Architecture-Studio

BAHRAIN – AS Archtiecture-Studio recently completed the National Theatre of Bahrain.