Behind the Curtain – Xiqu Centre

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“Vocal intelligibility is therefore important, and amplification is sometimes used. Revery Architecture engaged London-based Sound Space Vision to design a theatre for both loud percussion and the softer voices of performers. The walls of the theatre are clad with concave wood panels of varying radii to distribute sounds of different frequencies. Parts of the walls are insulated to absorb the percussive sounds, while interspersed hard surfaces ensure clarity of the voices from the stage.”

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Sylvia Chan

Canadian Architect, May 2019