Summer Theatre by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid

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Summer Theatre by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid

This temporary outdoor stage in Estonia by local studio Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid is made entirely from timber batons.

Summer Theatre by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid

The 420-seat Summer Theatre incorporates the surrounding trees and lake, creating an adaptable backdrop for 12 performances.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

At the end of the summer it will be completely dismantled and the timber rods recycled.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

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Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

Photography is by Ott Kadarik.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

The following text is from Ott Kadarik:


The outdoor theatre stage is built especially for 12 plays during the summer.

 

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

Its main architectural goal is to create a closed, comfortable and intimate space that creates an immediate connection with the audience and the actors.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

The architecture frames the landscape in a way that the park, trees and the pond become an integral part of the stage-set.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

The light wooden construction gives space and allows for changing stage lighting dynamically.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

We have tried to avoid a concrete narrative in this solution. The stage is an abstraction, which sets the mood.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

We have approached the era and theme of the theatre project (beginning of the 20th century, futurism, young poets) from a different angle to visualize a complicated moment in European history.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

The material we chose for the stage is 50 x 50mm timber, which is a good natural material and easy to dismantle, so it gives the theater a possibility to re-use it for any new constructions within upcoming plays.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

The audience podium has 420 seats and stage area is 280m ².

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

After 12 performances the stage will be dismantled and the timber and boards used for other things.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

There is no need to use complicated materials, wood is a nice material that architects can easily understand and work with, it is also weather-proof.

Summer Theatre by OTT Kadarik

  • http://www.rjcomrie.com RJC

    love the use of wood