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Genexis Theater-Singapore

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Building: Genexis Theater
Location: Singapore
Completed: 2008
Architect(s): WOHA, Arup
Structural Engineer: Jurong Consultants pte ltd
Mechanical and Electrical Engineers: Jurong Consultants pte ltd
Contractors: Jurong Consultants pte ltd, Shimizu

AE Interests: Housed inside a sphere like shape [5], 400,000 timber beads used to reduce echo on backstage [a], 560 adjustable seats can be removed to create thrust stage [d], lobby constructed of untreated wood, steel and timber [d], winner of president’s design award [d].
Sources: [a,b,c,d,e]

Written by ckrez

September 9, 2016 at 1:11 am

Posted in Built

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