haworth tompkins: the shed at the national theater, london
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mar 27, 2013
haworth tompkins: the shed at the national theater, london

‘the shed’ by haworth tompkins, national theater, southbank, london, england

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paddy dillon, lead architect at haworth tompkins, walked designboom through the firm’s latest dynamic project in the southbank center. ‘the shed‘ is a
vibrant temporary performance space occupying a formerly unused plaza of london’s iconic national theater. the ever-burgeoning artistic hub is
in the midst of a redesigned masterplan, also by haworth tompkins, but for the next year its vibrant cousin will present new works of theater that
are more ‘adventurous, ambitious and unexpected’ with an intensely hued architecture to match. 




lead architect paddy dillon speaks about the sustainable side of the project
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the shed mimics the brutalist concrete forms of the iconic national theater

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a ‘black box’ style interior belies the shed’s vibrant exterior

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