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Dance Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Tuesday 27 Apr 2010

Got to dance

Dance Centre by GROUP A in Nottingham, United Kingdom
Dance Centre by GROUP A in Nottingham, United Kingdom
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GROUP A wins competition to design new dance centre in Nottingham. 

Rotterdam-based architectural studio GROUP A has been chosen to design a new dance facility in Nottingham, UK, after winning an international design competition backed by international dance organisation Dance4. Experimental dance team Dance4 are looking to build a world-wide orientated and renowned dance centre in the Nottingham neighbourhood of Sneinton, an area currently facing redevelopment.

GROUP A have made a design proposal which they believe is multifunctional, flexible and dynamic, and seeks to establish a strong relationship with its surroundings. To improve synergy as much as possible, GROUP A have incorporated a central social hub into their design, to act as a ‘beating heart’ for the dance centre, which is set to be part of a greater vision for upgrading the Sneinton neighbourhood.

Paul Russ, chief Executive and artistic director of Dance4 said: ‘We are thrilled to be working with GROUP A architects. Amid the formidable calibre of each of the five selected architects, it was clear that GROUP A best understood the brief and communicated their excitement and artistry through their designs. As a practice they embody the same philosophy as Dance4, seeking to deliver excellence through challenging perceptions and are clearly inspired by our ambition.’

Key Facts

Status Competition winner, concept design
Value 0(m€)

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