Thesis project for a drama theater and restaurant in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana

dc.contributor.advisorLaseau, Paul, 1937-
dc.contributor.authorBroyles, James A.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis project consists of the following functions: A Procenium - type stage with seating for 836, dressing rooms, rehearsal rooms and production spaces.In additional to the theatre spaces there is a café-deli style restaurant that provides refreshments to theatre-goers at intermission and functions independently of the theatre although movement between them is integrated in the foyer.Also in the foyer, two rentable spaces are provided: one is to be used as a news-stand, the other is not identified.Finally, the space above the auditorium in front of the procenium was to be utilized and not wasted; in this area rehearsal halls were put.Rentable office space was provided on the two upper floors, sharing circulation with the rehearsal halls.The site provided a variety of conditions: Monument Circle, with its image and geometry; the proposed upper level walkway, considered dealt with; an existing façade whose historical significance was preserved by integrating it into the new building.The use of a “theatre” metaphor was employed so the character of the building presented itself.
dc.description.degreeThesis (B. Arch.)
dc.description.sponsorshipCollege of Architecture and Planning
dc.format.extent92 leaves : ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.en_US
dc.identifierLD2489.Z52 1979 .B77en_US
dc.sourceVirtual Pressen_US
dc.titleThesis project for a drama theater and restaurant in downtown Indianapolis, Indianaen_US
dc.typeUndergraduate 5th year College of Architecture and Planning thesis.
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