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THEATRE ET AUDITORIUM POITIERS

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  • TAP — Théâtre et Auditorium Poitiers  
     
     
    The design approach started simultaneously with the wayfinding system and the chromatic study of the building. The concept for the wayfinding system, started from the Dada movement. Words
    and letters are freely arranged and partially expressed in an onomatopoeic way. The building
    is literally a container for words and sounds. The guidance system consists of oversized letters
    and numerals recognizable from a wider distance. To announce the events of each season were developed the guidelines for the exterior video projections in the glass “skin” of the building,
    like a deconstructed video screen with moving images. An exterior signage system consisting
    of “totems” in the surroundings of the building, is the limit of the design project.
     
     
    Teatro e auditório de Poitiers, 2008, Poitiers, France
    Global Design
    Client: Mairie de Poitiers (Poitiers City Hall)
    Partners: JLCG Arquitectos
    Design director: Nuno Gusmão, Pedro Anjos
    Designers: Vera Sacchetti, Miguel Cochofel, Giuseppe Greco, Ricardo Moura
    Photos: FG+SG, P-06