The art and cultural venue Aviva Studios will be the new headquarters of Factory International (the organizers of the Manchester International Festival, held every two years). The complex is the first public project by OMA in the United Kingdom, and the most ambitious cultural development currently under way in the city. The main event spaces are the Hall, an auditorium for 1,600 spectators, and the Warehouse, a large space 75 meters wide, 35 meters deep and 21 meters high. The two are joined by a stage whose depth and height are flexible because its elements, both vertical and horizontal (walls, seats, and ceilings), are equipped with a mobile mechanism...[+]

Aviva Studios, Manchester (United Kingdom)

Cliente Client
Manchester City Council, Factory International (Manchester International Festival)

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Ellen van Loon

Ellen van Loon, Rem Koolhaas, Carol Patterson, Gary Owen, Jonathan Telkamp, Tanner Merkeley, Jacopo Bellina, Paloma Bule, Anita Ernődi, Marc-Achille Filhol, Benedetta Gatti, Aris Gkitzias, Michalis Hadjistyllis, Jason Houssein, Lisa Huang, Aleksandr Joksimovic, Hans Larsson, Thijs van der Lely, Emma Lubbers, Dirk van der Meij, Tanner Merkeley, Felix Morczinek, Tom Paling, Maria Aller Rey, Mario Rodríguez, Helena Rong, Won Ryu, Saskia Simon, Lukasz Skalec, Wael Sleiman, Iason Stathatos, Koen Stockbroekx, Shinji Takagi, Nicola Vitale, Frederike Werner, Tom Xia, Yushang Zhang

Colaboradores Collaborators
Allies and Morrison, Ryder Architecture (arquitectos técnicos technical architects); Laing O’Rourke (constructores asociados construction partners); Buro Happold, BDP (ingeniería estructural y civil structural and civil engineering); Level Acoustics (ingeniería acústica acoustic engineering); WSP (protección frente a incendios fire engineering); Charcoal Blue (escenografía stage engineering); Pearson Consult (comunicaciones verticales vertical transportation); Planit.IE (paisajismo landscape design); Strata (ingeniería informática IT); Vectos (transporte transport planning); Buro Happold (ingeniería de servicios services engineering); Ben Kelly, Brinkworth (equipamiento y mobiliario FF&E); Peter Saville, NORTH Design (diseño gráfico graphic design)

Marco Cappelleti; Alex Raegan; Pawel Paniczko; Tomasz Kozak