Articles tagged Theatre

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These designers did theatre right – and managed to get our attention in Milan

Milan – Perplexed. Intrigued. Curious. At ease. Mentally rested. That's the order of feelings one experienced in Studiopepe's Les Arcanistes.

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Maybe this type of seat layout can make cinemagoing a better experience?

Copenhagen – At this year’s Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival, MBADV Studio flipped the cinema space on its head by way of a boundary-pushing furniture layout.

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Hong Kong builds a colossal theatre to connect milennials with Chinese opera

Hong Kong – Located in the Developing West Kowloon Cultural District, the new Xiqu Centre is a theatre with a mission: it’s half heritage house, half public space. 

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This new theatre is changing the landscape of the Paris suburbs

Cachan, France – Located in Cachan, the new Jacques Caran Theatre by O-S Architectes provides a space for cultural engagement – and even a new city landmark.

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Can luxury be quality and quantity? A 20-storey shopping centre in China says it can

Xi'an, China – Sybarite created SKP Xi’an, a mall that uses meticulous design to provide a cohesive experience among numerous experiential spaces and a thousand stores.

Vendsyssel Theatre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Photos Adam Mørk
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Schmidt Hammer Lassen's composition of cubes opens visual connections

HJØRRING – Vendsyssel Theatre is already famous as ‘Denmark’s first newly-built theatre in over a century (outside of Copenhagen).'

Tara Theatre by Aedas. Photos Philip Vile
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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
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Rhythm and repetition inform aesthetic and form

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

Where past and present meet effortlessly.
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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.
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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.’
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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.
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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.