Articles tagged Theatre


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.


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

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

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

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.

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.

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.’

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.