Erected in 1599, The Globe was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it (not to mention the company’s chief playwright), Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar on, with this venue in mind. To quote the bard, "O for a muse of fire!" Henry V
The Heydar Aliyev Center By Zaha Hadid Architects In Baku, Azerbaijan | Yatzer
/Text by *Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu*/ /As part of the former Soviet Union, the urbanism and architecture of *Baku*, the capital of *Azerbaijan *on the Western coast of the Caspian Sea, was heavily influenced by the planning of that era. Since its independence in 1991, *Azerbaijan *has invested heavily in modernising and developing* Baku*’s infrastructure and architecture, departing from its legacy of normative Soviet Modernism./
Theatre Agora / UNStudio
Completed in 2007 in Lelystad-Haven, The Netherlands. Images by Christian Richters, Iwan Baan . The Agora Theatre is an extremely colourful, determinedly upbeat place. The building is part of the masterplan for Lelystad by Adriaan Geuze, which...
barozzi veiga completes white auditorium in aguilas, spain
a conference center designed by estudio barozzi veiga in aguilas, spain, seeks to provide a natural and elegant response to the building's environment.
NRJA + IG kurbads: new riga theatre competition proposal
the new riga theatre reconstruction competition's proposal 'show under skin' by NRJA and IG kurbads, features a twisting dynamic volume that respects the existing building.