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Shakespeare's famous Globe Theater gets a modern take with shipping containers

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 29, 2016 01:09 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Sep 28, 2016

The famous Globe Theater, associated with William Shakespeare, has received a new, mobile version made of shipping containers. Instead of wood, architect Nicholas Leahy of Perkins Eastman and structural engineer Michael Ludvik opted for a steel structure and a vibe that appeals to younger audiences. The structure is true to the original design in form and enveloped in industrial mesh that filters daylight and allows the building to come alive at night. Project leader, architect Nicholas Leahy...






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