BAMBOO CHARITY CONCERT STAGE 

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A Temporary Mobile Stage

  Our design for the mobile bamboo art stage was designed for an outdoor charity concert performance for the UK National Health Service (NHS) by classical guitarist Alexandra Whittingham. Its design and accomplishment have been of an extraordinary challenge which we took with pleasure and has allowed us to discover an alternative and sustainable material such as bamboo.

  Uno stand per la galleria d'arte di Londra, HAZLITT e Stuart Lochhead Sculpture specializzato nelle arti del 14-19° secolo. La galleria è composta da Picture Gallery, Garden Room e Private Room, situate dietro una facciata angolare che attira le persone nello spazio. La finestra Koshi crea una separazione di luce che si apre attraverso la sua apertura. L'ambiente è accuratamente coreografato, arricchendo l'importanza della storia, della cultura e della tecnica.

  Uno stand per la galleria d'arte di Londra, HAZLITT e Stuart Lochhead Sculpture specializzato nelle arti del 14-19° secolo. La galleria è composta da Picture Gallery, Garden Room e Private Room, situate dietro una facciata angolare che attira le persone nello spazio. La finestra Koshi crea una separazione di luce che si apre attraverso la sua apertura. L'ambiente è accuratamente coreografato, arricchendo l'importanza della storia, della cultura e della tecnica.

Found characteristics of the site and the event.

  The design of the temporary stage was driven by its proximity to the River Thames and the event of hosting a musical event. The flow of the wind, water, and people inspired the structure and arrangement of bamboo rafters into the simple form of an arch when in an open position, representing the body of the wave-like movement of the River.  Each rafter is tied into position by a white rope expressing the main characteristic of string instruments. When in its closed position, the bamboo rafters stand straight against the structural beam revealing behind it the scenery of London. It resembles the technique used in Kyoto of drying bamboo poles before their construction use. The structure stands in its open/closed positions depending on the performance and the weather condition.

The charity concert stage structure is a rhythmically formulated architectural instrument.

Type:

Mobile Concert Stage

Event:

NHS Charity Concert (COVID-19)

Classical Guitar Concert

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Status:

Completed in August 2020

Data:

Site Area: 670m2

Seating area: 300m2

Stage Footprint: 20m2

 

Credits:

Client: County Hall Arts

Producer: Scala Production

Classical Guitarist: Alexandra Whittingham

Producer | Filmmaker: Kate V Lewis