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LIFT, A new Parliament

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

© Morley von Sternberg


© Morley von Sternberg

© Morley von Sternberg



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