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Carmody Groarke

Grossmarkt Theatre Pavilion . Hamburg

Carmody Groarke  Grossmarkt Theatre Pavilion . Hamburg afasia Johan Dehlin (3)

Carmody Groarke . photos: © Johan Dehlin

Carmody Groarke has designed a circular aluminium pavilion that will provide hospitality for a 1700-seat temporary theatre built within Hamburg’s Grossmarkt structure. The heritage listed market building was designed by Bernhard Hermkes and built between 1958-1960. As one of Germany’s busiest fresh produce markets the Grossmarkt turns over 1.5 million tonnes of goods per year, operating 24 hours a day. Continue reading Carmody Groarke

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Carmody Groarke

boathouse at Morden Wharf . London

Carmody Groake . boathouse at Morden Wharf . London afasia (1)

Carmody Groarke . + AJ

The key drivers for the design of the boathouse have been the lifting mechanism, the visitor experience and the Gloriana itself.

The proposed lifting mechanism utilises a simple track system and mobile crane, which sit within the boathouse. The position of the boathouse parallel to the river allows the boat to be lowered and raised in line with the tide’s movement through large folding doors at the short end of the building. This in turn maximises the two glazed façades at either side of the Gloriana, allowing the boat to be displayed in its entirety from both the river and bank. Continue reading Carmody Groarke