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Masonic Amphitheatre

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design/buildLAB
 
location Virginia, Clifton Forge
function music theatre, park
contributed by design-buildLAB

The Masonic Amphitheatre is a charitable undertaking that was designed and built by 16 third year undergraduate Architecture students from Virginia Tech's design/buildLAB. After studying the town and working with the community to develop a program, the students merged individual proposals until they came up with one final design. The project consists of the complete redevelopment of a post-industrial brownfield into a public park and performance space. The idea driving the design is that the built elements are sculptural forms emerging out of the landscape of the park. The park is a series of extruded lawns and carved paths that knit the surrounding urban fabric into the site's circulation. The built elements include a stage with acoustic shell, a backstage with loading dock, green room and wings, a seating area, and a sound and lighting control booth.

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Randa says:
Glad to read about this blog. The stories you share on this site are worth to read.
nrg player
22-Feb-19
here is a time lapse video of the project coming together: https://vimeo.com/45470979
Alexandria, VA, United States 26-Jul-12
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Masonic Amphitheatre
Address
Church Street 513
United States
Project is public!
This project is part of 2 guides Kirker by erikand
USA 01 by SashaP
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Completion 6- 2012
Architectdesign/buildLAB
Client The Masonic Preservation Foundation
 
Project ID 10026
Latitude/Longitude 37°49'02N 79°49'33W
Contributed by design-buildLAB
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