Development model for a cinema


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.