Architects and Architecture

Development model for a cinema

ModelCinema

Erno Goldfinger (1902-87)                                                                                          1963                                                                                                                      Wood, cotton thread and watercolour; built 1966 (since demolished);                          RIBA Library Drawings Collection


This model for the auditorium of an Odeon cinema examines how easily the audience can see the screen. The ‘sight lines’, shown as threads, have a mirror image in the two diagonal concrete beams that support the roof.

 

 

 

 
 
 
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