29 Sep '16, 5am

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

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

The structure is true to the original Globe Theater design, but instead of wood, it is enveloped in industrial mesh that filters daylight and allows the building to come alive at night. Project leader, architect Nicholas Leahy of Perkins Eastman, and structural engineer Michael Ludvik already collaborated on the London Globe project in the 1980s, before teaming up again to revamp Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theater. The New York branch of Arup worked on the environmental performance studies for the theater.

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