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Located at the heart of Manchester, the Festival Pavilion manufactured and installed by Architen Landrell is a beautifully dynamic space specially designed for the Festival in conjunction with award-winning architects Stephenson Bell.
The pavilion was designed and engineered by our experienced in-house design team and manufactured in PVC coated polyester fabric in order to achieve maximum strength and durability but also to enable a quick and easy installation and removal.
The temporary structure was installed on site ready for the opening of the festival on 28th June 2007 and remained in place for a number of weeks before being taken down at the end of the festival period.
Its unusual form made it a striking centre piece for the newly established festival. While the pavilion stood, it formed the focal point for the entire festival and served as the place to meet, talk, eat, drink and soak up the atmosphere.
The Manchester International Festival, new for 2007, offered an insight into the city’s pivotal role in music and focused on new music in particular – showing work by established and emerging international musicians. The Festival aimed to highlight important issues and stories of our time, through debates and new commissions and aimed to reaffirm the city’s 24 hour party spirit by working with the city’s clubs, bars, cafes and restaurants.
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