Articles tagged Theatre


3D-printed concrete columns set the stage for a dance festival in the middle of the Alps

Riom, Switzerland – Designed by the MA students of Digital Fabrication and Architecture at the ETH Zurich, Concrete Choreography brings 3D-printed concrete to the dance stage.


Want less work and more live and play? Cultural centres may offer your best respite

Xi’an, China – The Qujiang Cultural Centre, a new institutional space in Xi’an, wants to address a work-life balance for its creative (millennial) visitors.


This Chinese bakery psychoanalises why we share food photos on social media

Shenzhen – In Shenzhen, Doko Bar is an auteur bakery that feels like a theatre show – and that’s just the way Waterfrom Design intended.


How do you upcycle a government building into a hip theatre? Leave it as is

Barcelona – The renovation of a government building in Barcelona, made by Flores and Prats, consisted in leaving untouched the existing walls and other materials.


How do you adapt a Swedish vampire story for the theatre stage?

Istanbul – Architect Alper Derinboğaz turned the theatre stage into a moving landscape, thanks to Oblique Land, a structure with 19 mobile modules.


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.


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.


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. 


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.

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