Honors Capstone Project
Date of Submission
alex coulombe, theatre, architecture, planning, fort jay, governors island, theater
Capstone Prize Winner
Won Capstone Funding
Architectural Technology | Dramatic Literature, Criticism and Theory | Performance Studies | Playwriting
The project entails transforming a former military fort into a theater. The scopic parameters native to both fort and theater can provide a field of operation for an architecture that simultaneously mobilizes and exposes the machinery of spectacle. In tandem, amplifying and distorting existing conditions of the fort and repurposing them for a theatrical program can provide catalytic parameters for design that are typically absent when designing from a clean slate.
Coulombe, Alex, "Theatre for a New Theater: A Play on Architecture" (2010). Syracuse University Honors Program Capstone Projects. 705.
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