Archello Awards 2023 Longlist – Theatre Building of the Year
OMA by Chris Stowers

Archello Awards 2023 Longlist – Theatre Building of the Year

11 Oct 2023  •  Archello Awards  •  Archello

Archello Awards 2023 has revealed its longlist for Theatre Building of the Year. The longlists celebrate the very best architecture projects and building products selected from over 1,000 entries for the very first edition of our awards program. The 7 projects listed here range from amphitheaters, to dance halls and floating performance spaces, and were constructed across 6 countries including Bahrain, Finland, Taiwan and the USA.


Al Dana Amphitheater
S/L Architects
Respect for natural surroundings - including the nature of the location’s individual characteristics, such as sun paths and shadows, wind direction, and terrain - is what ultimately evokes the strongest bond to...


Dance House Helsinki
JKMM Architects
The Dance House project is a long-awaited milestone in the history of Finnish performing arts. The impressive new building and renovated premises in the old parts of the Cable Factory cultural centre are designed by J...


Floating Theatre Lyon
Experience a unique cultural space in Lyon with the Theater L’Île Ô, Europe’s first floating theater, and a remarkable architectural masterpiece. This hybrid cultural space perfectly complement...


James Earl Jones Theatre Annex
Kostow Greenwood Architects
One of the oldest Broadway theatres, the landmarked James Earl Jones Theatre (formerly Cort Theatre), designed by Thomas Lamb in 1912, was struggling to meet the needs of a 21st century audience and theatrical product...


MQ Architecture (Miguel Quismondo)
This commission is the result of a collaboration with Tin Drum, The Shed, Factory International and MQA for the architecture and spatial design of KAGAMI. Conceived as a new type of mixed reality concert, K...


Taipei Performing Arts Center
An ancient art form for civic participation, theater has evolved into the modern world as a vocation of the culturally refined, with its significance in daily life diminished. Theater space is valued for its potency f...


Théâtre de Verdure
The redevelopment of the Théâtre de Verdure, an iconic venue renowned for its outdoor performances that was originally inaugurated in 1956, has made it a new and stimulating space, open and accessible to...