Grand Canal Theatre

Dublin, Ireland

Studio Daniel Libeskind

Grand Canal Theatre is the centrepiece construction in a larger commercial development at Grand Canal Square in Dublin.

All photographs © 2010 Ines Billings

All photographs © 2010 Ines Billings

The front wall is comprised of a series of folded and interlocking 21m tall structural glass planes which primarily free span between ground and roof.

The side walls of the Theatre are clad in a project specific composition grade of stainless steel with a high molybdenum content combined with a specifically chosen wet polished surface finish for increased durability and surface protection.

The stainless steel panels are folded , seam welded and polished and the completed assembly incorporates integrated downpipes and gutters.