Swedish supergroup ABBA lately launched a digital live performance expertise named ABBA Voyage, which includes a digital illustration of the celebs “performing” their pop hits to a reside viewers. To host the present, Stufish Leisure Architects has created a big timber enviornment that may be dismantled and moved with relative ease.
ABBA Area is positioned in East London, close to the Olympic Park. The tech behind the present is sort of mysterious and the organizers are solely prepared to share that the performances do not characteristic holograms, as has been extensively reported, nor do they embrace the unique Swedish pop stars, however as an alternative characteristic some form of digital avatars – or “ABBAtars,” as they’re styled.
The constructing itself consists of timber and metal, and reaches a peak of 25.5 m (83.6 ft), with a formidable 70 m (228 ft) column-free dome. Its general kind takes the form of a hexagon and its roof and wall cladding are designed to mitigate the noise for surrounding residential areas. Its facade incorporates a porous display of timber battens, with a big ABBA emblem depicted on the outside utilizing LED mild strips. The inside structure can be organized in a hexagonal form and contains an adjoining concourse space that is used to shelter guests with a big timber cover too.
“On the coronary heart of the sector, the auditorium homes excessive tech capabilities and gives a singular immersive leisure expertise, designed to suit 1,650 seats and house for a standing viewers of 1,350,” defined Stufish. “The construction of the momentary venue that sits on concrete pads, is designed to create an inside clear span of 70 m [230 ft] to permit for a big 360-degree immersive manufacturing. Constructed by ES International, it has been optimized to be as mild as attainable to reduce the load on foundations. The design of the roof is a direct response to the big structural span of the auditorium and a want to go with the venue’s mysterious look. An engineering feat, the sector is unified beneath a semi-axisymmetric metal dome weighing in at 744 tonnes [866 US tons]which throughout building was constructed on the bottom after which lifted 25.5 m (83.6 ft) into the air by 18 strand jacks to its remaining place.”
The venue can be in place for 5 years and as soon as this involves an finish, the modular construction can be eliminated in sections, then reconfigured to fulfill the wants of a brand new web site. Although hailed because the world’s largest demountable momentary venue by Stufish, the 974 Stadiumby Fenwick Iribarren Architects, was lately accomplished in Qatar and can host 40,000 soccer followers for the upcoming World Cup event, whereas Rudi Enos additionally has declare to the title along with his tent-like Valhalla Constructionwhich hosts as much as 30,000 folks and is often moved all over the world.
The ABBA Journey expertise is open now, the video beneath exhibits what to anticipate.
ABBA Voyage – Official First Look Trailer
Supply: Stufish Leisure Architects