With the objective of developing the city into a global centre of art and culture, Singapore is investing in its historical city centre with extensive renovation and modernisation work. As the most important part of this initiative, the historic Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall (VTCH) in the so-called Civic District underwent a four-year modernisation process under the leadership of W Architects in cooperation with Arup Ltd., London. Securing the latest technical standards and subtly combining old and new were the key requirements of the renovation process for the grand dame of the performing arts. Metal fabric from GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG (GKD) in Düren allows contemporary functionality to be combined with high-grade architecture in large-scale applications here.
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