The Howard Theatre, Cambridge

New neo-classical auditorium with proscenium stage — modelled on the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds — for chamber and amplified music, theatrical productions and conferences.

The Howard TheatreEckhard Kahle performs on his violin in the 160-seat auditorium.
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The Howard TheatreView from the stage.
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The Howard TheatreOn both galleries, the acoustic curtains
allow fine tuning of the auditorium.
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The Howard TheatreBalconies.
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The Howard TheatreNeo-classical auditorium.
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The Howard TheatreEntrance.
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The Howard TheatreOverall hand-drawn design of the building
by Quinlan & Francis Terry.
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The Howard TheatreSketch of the long section
by Quinlan & Francis Terry.
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Locatie   University of Cambridge, England.

Bouwkosten   £9.4 million (approximately 10.9 million €).

Periode   Design 2006-2007. Construction 2008-2009. Completion January 2010.

Opdrachtgever   The Howard Foundation, United Kingdom.

Architect(en)   Quinlan & Francis Terry LLP Architects, England.

Theateradviseur(s)   Theatre Project Consultants, United Kingdom.

Capaciteit   160-seat neo-classical performance space with proscenium stage.

Gebruik   The Auditorium is used for conferences, concerts (chamber and amplified music), and theatrical productions.

Werkzaamheden   Comprehensive acoustics consulting services from early design to commissioning of the completed building.

Adviseur(s)   Thomas Wulfrank, project manager, Eckhard Kahle, Kahle Acoustics.

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