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The National Theater Development

Cairo 2008 National Theater of Egypt was burned in 2009; CUBE was selected as the main consultant of the renovation and development -2010.  

Objectives

The main goal is to attain the original theatre architecture by restoration, by regaining its astounding effects among its audience not only in the Middle East but also for the whole African area. Main objective is to develop the national theatre and the urban context in an appealing attractive design to maintain its audience likeability and to regain its popularity

 

 Vision Design Concept & Goals:

  •   Back to History, Reflection, Technology & Minimalism
  •   Regaining the original theater architecture by restoration
  •  Demolish all additive buildings and slums around the original building
  •  The National Theater and the urban context development
  •  Developing exists and entries by developing the whole area of theaters complex (National , Puppet and Taleaa Theaters)
  •  Reflecting the old building by the new ones by using mirror glass structure cladding for all buildings around the national theater old building
  •  Creating new landscape architecture (historical for old building & modern for new buildings)
  •  New zoning Plan
  •  back to original entry by using Puppet theater ground floor to work as the entry plaza for the national theater, using glass structure for bordering the plaza and intersecting the old building to work as a mirror reflecting the old
  •  Regaining the original architecture using highest techniques for restoration
  •  Removing all slums buildings around old building including the mosque attached to the east west façade
  •  Restoration of the old building “National Theater”
  •  Creating new mirror building connecting the 3 theaters in one main in the northern site façade
  •  Creating new landscape architecture for the National Theaters complex
  •  Developing the Puppet theater façade by using glass structure, bordering the plaza and intersecting the old building to work as a mirror reflecting the old to the square
  •  Developing the whole area of theaters complex (National , Puppet and Taleaa Theaters)
  •  Reflecting the old building by the new ones by using mirror glass structure cladding for all buildings around the national theater
  •  New building proposed to connect all theaters and offer all services and lounges
  •  Creating new landscape architecture (historical for old building & modern for new buildings)

 

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