Théâtre de l'Archipel, Perpignan
L'Archipel is the largest regional theatre of the southernmost region in France, which is entirely dedicated to Mediterranean and Catalan Art. Its main theatre was designed to accommodate both larger and smaller audiences, requiring specifically designed variable acoustical blinds and reflective curtains.
Nieuwbouw L'Archipel, scène nationale www.theatredelarchipel.org
Locatie Perpignan, France.
Bouwkosten 32 million €.
Periode Winning competition entry: 2005. Design: 2006-2008. Construction: 2009-2011. Opening: October 2011.
Opdrachtgever Mairie de Perpignan/Agir Promotion (Public Private Partnership).
Theateradviseur(s) Michel Cova, dUCKS Scéno, France www.ducks.fr
Capaciteit Main theatre with varying seat count from 600 to 1 200, 400-seat Black Box theatre, rehearsal rooms, workshop and administration. Total area 8 200 m².
Gebruik National theatre center dedicated to Mediterranean and Catalan theatre.
Werkzaamheden Comprehensive acoustics consulting, from basic design through construction supervision and opening services. Collaboration on the variable partition and acoustical blinds' design, used to reduce the main theatre's space when the seat count is reduced to 600.
Adviseur(s) Eckhard Kahle, Project Manager, Yann Jurkiewicz, Kahle Acoustics.