Architectural Theatres Vol. 3 - 3 PDH
This publication provides an introduction to certain aspects of the architectural design of theatres and concert halls. This volume discusses access, environmental systems, and performance support spaces.. Topics discussed include audience access, functional parameters, life safety and accident prevention, scenery placement, horizontal and vertical movement, HVAC systems and illumination. This publication is one of four in this series dealing with different aspects of the architectural design of concert halls and theatres.
3. PERFORMANCE SUPPORT
Upon completion of this course you will:
Learn about audience access parameters;
Learn the requirements for performer access;
Learn about life safety and accident prevention;
Learn the about scenery movement;
Learn how to accommodate both vertical and horizontal movement;
Learn the operational considerations for mechanical systems;
Learn about performance support functions;
Learn the typical cast and crew sizes for different performance types;
Learn how to accommodate performers’ traffic patterns; and
Learn about preparatory facility parameters.
This course is intended for architects and engineers wanting an introduction to certain aspects of architectural design of concert halls and theatres.
Benefit for Attendee
This course will give architects and engineers an introduction to access, environmental and performance support considerations in theatre and concert hall design.
This course provides architectural design guidance for music and drama rooms in theatres and concert halls.
This course will give you professional tools that will help you address performance support, environmental and circulation considerations in concert hall and theatre design.