The ACT authorities has introduced the shortlisted design groups vying to design the redevelopment of the Canberra Theatre Centre.
From 21 submissions, three groups of Australian and worldwide architects have been named most well-liked tenderers:
- Architectus with Henning Larsen and Arup
- Designinc with Zaha Hadid Architects
- Hassell with Snøhetta
“The redeveloped CTC will present a world-class viewers expertise and ship architectural excellence befitting its location within the centre of our metropolis and centred within the deliberate Canberra Civic and Tradition District,” stated ACT arts minister Tara Cheyne.
“I’m excited to see the progressive tenders these trade leaders produce, bringing us nearer to our ambition for Canberra as Australia’s arts capital.”
The popular tenderers will even work with specialists to organize their proposals.
redevelopment to incorporate a brand new main theatre with a 2,000-seat capability, the adaptive re-use of the present Canberra Theatre to change into a multi-purpose house able to internet hosting a wide range of performances, concert events and occasions, the refurbishment of the Playhouse theatre and the numerous growth of the courtyard studio.
The ACT authorities additionally confused that range and inclusion might be a precedence within the tender submissions with the architects requested to create designs which are supportive and inclusive of individuals with disabilities and people of the LGBTIQ+ group.
The successful consortium might be appointed in mid-2023.