The Performa 15 Hub, designed by Christoph A. Kumpusch and his office Forward Slash ( / ) ARCHITEKTUR, featured in Arch Daily!

Arch Daily features this year’s Performa Hub and Christoph A. Kumpusch and his office Forward Slash ( / ) ARCHITEKTUR, spotlighting Performa’s first Hub designed by architectural competition.

The design for the Hub was informed by a reversal of typical performance typology. Backstage becomes audience, audience becomes performance and more, as the various elements that make up performing, performance and performed architecture remain in constant adjustment and adaptation. The project incorporates six components: the stage, curtain, set, audience, light and performer. By experimenting with these components, new, dynamic relationships in live performance are brought about.

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Image credit: Christoph a. Kumpusch and Forward slash ( / ) ARCHITEKTUR, selected detail from Performa 15 Hub architectural design proposal, 2015.