Gallery: Green-Roofed Thurrock Workshop Builds Stage Sets For London’s ...

The beautiful and intricate sets for the Royal Opera House at Covent Gardens are built in an equally stunning vaulted workshop in Purfleet Essex to the east of London. Topped with a green roof planted with sedum, the Thurrock Workshop, also known as the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop, was designed and built by Nicholas Hare Architects. The open warehouse is large enough to fit the entire stage inside and arched skylights fill the space with loads of natural light to help the craftspeople build the sets.

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  1. francis amisi December 5, 2013 at 9:22 pm

    these houses are very special

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