New Heng Shan Cinema

Naço Architectures renovated the Heng Shan Cinema in Shanghai, China. Project description: Heng Shan cinema was founded in 1951, it was the first new cinema after the birth of new China. When Naço joined the competition this was the situation: after 60 years of use, even after the renovation in the 90’s, the space/facade was still very old and in the public space became messy and unfriendly. The style of the main architecture is Art Deco with new sprit, material, form and scale. The Read more […]
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Light House Cinema by DTA Architects

Light House Cinema commissioned DTA Architects to combine the insertion of four art house cinema volumes into existing basement voids with the creation of an informal circulation “route” providing a dramatic experience for the public. The conceptual approach originated from the desire to express the individual cinema forms creating an increased tension between surface and void. The contrast between the insertions and the existing enclosure is achieved through the expression and separation Read more […]
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