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INVITATION & ESCAPE

CUTS & SHORTCUTS

{a rhizomatic approach} Sigurd Strom Norsterud

BA Architectural Design | Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture | 2011/12


BA Architectural Design | Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture | 2011/12

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INVITATION & ESCAPE (by Liam Ross) architectural concern. Scottish Building Standard 2.9 requires that ‘every building be designed and constructed such that in the event being affected’. The technical standards include detailed prescriptions the possibility of safe egress. Fire-escape regulations – focussed on an exceptional condition central social and symbolic feature - is today typically separated and

to develop an architecture of invitation. ESTUDES Diagrams of Escape

p. 4

Architectures of Invitation

p. 6

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

p. 8

The Auditorium as a {rhizomatic} stair

p. 10

INVARIANT STRUCTURE Cuts & shortcuts

p. 12

Accessible landings 1 through 5

p. 20

Physical models

p. 26

TECTONIC RESOLUTION

Detailing conditions

p. 32

Assembly and structure

p. 36

VARIANT FLUX Ingress & egress

p. 38

Visualisations

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Invitation & Escape brief


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1 2

2

N/A

3

N/A 4

3

5 6 7

4

8 5

9 10

6

11 12

7

300mm

13

300mm 14

8

325mm

15

325mm 16

9

350mm

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350mm 18

10

375mm

19

375mm 20

11

400mm

21

400mm 22

425mm

12

23

425mm 24 25

Effective seatway width

450mm 26 27

Fixed seating Automatic tip-up

475mm 28

Only limited by travel distance

29

500mm ....

Gangways and exits < 60 occupants at least 1 exit

900

max. 15m one-directional travel

1200

2nd exit 2/3 from front

> 60 occupants at least 2 exits

1350

max. 32m - distance travelled in one direction

> 45째 + 2.5째 x distance travelled in one direction

> 600 occupants at least 3 exits

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notes SCOTTISH BUILDING STANDARD/S: 2.9.7 Number of exits 2.9.9 Direction of escape 2.9.11 Fixed obstructions / furnishings NOTES: ESCAPE

at an angle of at least 45째.

One direction

room or storey. Spaces should not be provided as a single area but dispersed through family or friends. 1200

Multiple directions

1800 1800

Measurement of escape distance

1/2

Only shortest escape route

1/2 1/2 1/2

Lift-up armrests

Variety in provision of fixed seating

1800 900

1400

capacity

ESTUDES Diagrams of Escape


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CUTS & SHORTCUTS {a rhizomatic approach} notes SCOTTISH BUILDING STANDARD/S: the seated area” and “the layout should identify space for the seating INVITATION stepped and ramped | separated and connected.

the theatre.

1. Right next to each other. 2. Corners or sides overlapping slightly. 3. Entirely parallel and connected.

A further re-modelling of the Edinburgh Festival Theatre is guided by the concepts and principles explored through the invitation character

ESTUDES Architectures of Invitation Accessible auditorium seating design


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The vehicle for the exploration of ‘invitation character’ is a re-visiting of

PROGRAMME INDICATION

room and public toilets.

ESTUDES Edinburgh Festival Theatre Courtesy of LDN Architects


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- Deleuze and Guattari. POSITION AND CONCEPT and its society. For the french bourgeoisie it became a place to see and

Its hierarchy serves the rapid changes of occupancy as spectators during the intermezzo and at the end of the performance.

The re-modelling of the Edinburgh Festival Theatre propose to radically a lobby and grand stair.

PROJECT GLOSSARY Auditorium

=

Stair

ESTUDES The Auditorium as a {rhizomatic} stair


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INVARIANT STRUCTURE Cuts & shortcuts


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facade as an invitation to move up through the auditorium. To access Sight lines into a space or to the outside increase exponentially as one

INVARIANT STRUCTURE Cuts & shortcuts


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INVARIANT STRUCTURE Cuts & shortcuts


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various public programme.

INVARIANT STRUCTURE Cuts & shortcuts


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2

6

5 3

7 8

2. Accessible ramp access 3. Restaurant / cafe 4. Bar 5. Auditorium 6. Stage 7. Changing rooms 8. Stage door

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INVARIANT STRUCTURE Accessible landings 1 through 5


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5 4 3

2. Kitchen 3. Public toilets 4. Green room 5. Practice room

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4 2 3

1. Bar 2. Public toilets 4. Changing rooms

INVARIANT STRUCTURE Accessible landings 1 through 5


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5 4

3. Bar 4. Technical 5. Services

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1


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notes

1

3

2

1. Roof terrace 2. Private hospitality room 3. Covered roof terrace

INVARIANT STRUCTURE Accessible landings 1 through 5


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INVARIANT STRUCTURE Physical models


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INVARIANT STRUCTURE Through thick and thin Tectonic and material studies Final visualisation


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2

1

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CUTS & SHORTCUTS {a rhizomatic approach} notes DIAPHRAGM WALL

or distributed to the facade concrete frame structure. DOUBLE SKIN FACADE

INTERIOR

spaces.

TECTONICS Through thick and thin


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18 17

1 2 3 4 5

6 7 8 9 10 11

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CUTS & SHORTCUTS {a rhizomatic approach} notes Variation in facade openings and perforations provide a range of

facade. PRECAST CONCRETE BOX WINDOW

3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

100 mm rigid foam thermal insulation Vapour barrier White-painted 16mm MDF inner lining Steel angle bolted to concrete and glazing unit 100/40 mm timber batten

10 11.

Double glazing 30/100 mm timber lining

DOUBLE PERFORATION WALL

13. 14. 15.

Double glazing Mastic sealant White-painted 16mm MDF

TECTONIC RESOLUTION Detailing conditions


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19 20 21 22 23 24 25

1 2 3 4

3

5 6

12

7

14

8 9 10 11

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PRECAST CONCRETE OPENABLE BOX WINDOW

4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

100mm rigid foam thermal insulation Steel angle bolted to concrete and glazing unit 100/40 mm timber battens Sliding glazed door frame Steel angle

10. 11.

Double glazing 30/100 mm timber lining

TYPICAL WALL CONSTRUCTION 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

White-painted 16mm MDF internal lining 30/100mm timber battens Vapour barrier 250mm in-situ concrete frame 100mm rigid foam thermal insulation

23.

Service void

TECTONIC RESOLUTION Detailing conditions


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for accuracy and speed of construction. The perforated metal facade is thereafter fastened to the concrete and positioned to provide optimal natural lighting and solar control.

TECTONIC RESOLUTION Assembly and structure


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VARIANT FLUX Ingress & egress


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VARIANT FLUX Ingress & egress


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VARIANT FLUX Visualisations Auditorium stalls from start of accessible ramp


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VARIANT FLUX Visualisations


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VARIANT FLUX Visualisations


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VARIANT FLUX Visualisations


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VARIANT FLUX Visualisations Photo collage on Nicholson Street


Sigurd Strom Norsterud BA Architectural Design Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Edinburgh College of Art University of Edinburgh

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