London Festival of Theatre (LIFT) is an avant-garde company dedicated to presenting stories of the world through ambitious travelling festivals.
The brief was to create a demountable meeting and performance space for up to 200 people which would be part theatre, part village hall; capable of being used for performance and conversation; with a large space which could be subdivided into smaller, more intimate units.
Momentum created a lightweight structure with a doubly-curved printed membrane on a steel frame. The venue can be erected in two days and stored in shipping containers. The front screen can be opened to increase ventilation and suspended baffles improve acoustics.
Client . London Festival of Theatre
Architect . AOC