Nottingham Playhouse Extension

Nottingham

 

Client: Nottingham Playhouse

Completed: 2001

Value: £2m

The practice worked at the Nottingham Playhouse between 1993 and 2001, extending, refurbishing and upgrading Peter Moro's masterpiece. Developed as a series of small projects able to be undertaken without disrupting the theatre, the work included a new rehearsal space, refurbishment of the WC's, foyer and back of house facilities, installation of a new air handling system and finally the remodelling of the main square and facade looking on to it.. The external works to the theatre's square was undertaken in collaboration the artist Anish Kapoor and is home to his Skymirror - a vast 6m polished stainless disc mounted on a black granite plinth over continuously flowing water.