The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 75 (1997) > Issues > Issue 2 > A New Glyndebourne Opera House
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A New Glyndebourne Opera House

The new Glyndebourne Opera House is a building in which the structure is the architecture. The materials used include in situ and Precast concrete, steelwork, timber and a PVC-coated polyester membrane, but most significant is the use of solid loadbearing masonry with lime putty mortal. This, in conjunction with high quality precast concrete, is what defines the character of the building. J.A. Thornton and J.G. Turzynski