Hadrian Awards 2007

Dance City

Dance City

Winner Hadrian Awards 2007


Project: Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Malcolm Fraser Architect

Client: Dance City

Photo: Morley Von Sternberg

Dance City's Studios, Dance:Lab Theatre, teaching spaces and offices for Dance organisations are arranged around the drama of a Social atrium: the building and dance community's creative focus. A cafe sits off at the front door, looking out over the new urban square, and a spiral of gathering spaces rise up from it around the main Social Space, acting as individual focuses for the whole building's constituent parts. Big, cellular spaces - Studios and Theatre - are contained in heavyweight diaphragm-brick box wings, with the flexible and open plan administration spaces in a complementary frame and glass L-shaped one. 

Dance City

Dance City - Malcolm Frazer Architects


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