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Winners of Emmen Theater and Zoo Design Competition Announced

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The jury of the international competition for a 16,000 m2 theater building that will also comprise the entrance to the zoological park in Emmen, the Netherlands finally announced its winner. A total of five teams participated in the competition, and the proposal design that win the first prize for achieving the maximum points in all five categories which are the basis of aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, cost-efficiency and collaboration strategy, is the proposal design of the collaboration between the The team of Henning Larsen Architects and Van den Berg Groep.

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The Team from Henning Larsen Architects consists of Troels Troelsen (creative manager), Martin Stenberg, Thomas Ponds, Mohammad Wesam Al Asali, Adam Ciuk and Joakim Allerth. while the Team from Van den Berg Groep are Dick van de Merwe and André Lageweg. The design of the building will be created as a large stage that accommodate so many activities. Another great part of the design is the walls that can be moved The walls can be moved, and it is possible to open up the small stages and thus create new outdoor stages. In addition, the main passage area of the building situated in connection with the foyer balconies constitutes a magnificent stage opening up to city life.

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