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Last chance to see: BEYOND EVERYDAYNESS – Theatre Architecture in Central Europe


The exhibition creates an overview of the most important theatre buildings in Central Europe. It draws attention to the cultural diversity of Central Europe and tries to find a common universal language through the architectural field. On display in Museum of Architecture and Design, at the Castle Fužine, in Ljubljana until 9 January 2011. Open Monday - Sunday, 10.00-18.00.

Vojteh Ravnikar has died

The renowned architect became part of Slovenian architectural history with his creative contribution as well as his efforts for the recognition of architecture at home and abroad.


The OISTAT Theatre Architecture Competition (TAC) is an international ideas competition, aimed at students and emerging practitioners, which is organised every four years by the Architecture Commission of OISTAT (International Organisation of Scenographers, Technicians and Theatre Architects). Closing date for despatch of entries and payment: 11 March 2011.

BEYOND EVERYDAYNESS. Exhibition of Theatre Architecture in Central Europe

The exhibition ‘Beyond Everydayness – Theatre Architecture in Central Europe’ is on display at the Royal Castle in Warsaw until July 28th 2010.

Theatre Closer to the Public


The winning project in the ‘The New Theatre for the 21st Century’ competition was presented by the authors themselves. The winners are a five-member team of students from the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Ljubljana named: Alen Hausmeister, Mina Hiršman, Aleš Kacin, Jana Kocjan and Katja Ložar. The presentation of project took place just prior to a seminar ‘Thinking the Space’ and on this occasion we had an opportunity to interview them. We talked about the contest, working as a team, travel, and plans for the future.    

Stage – City – Communication  


The student contest ‘Theatre for the 21st Century’ has its winner. We talked about this, as well as the contest, teamwork, and other projects with Osama Okamura, architect, and editor-in-chief of one of the most popular architectural magazines in the Czech Republic, Era 21, and he was one of the contest’s judges.



Theatres in Central Europe

Opening speech by György Spiró for the TACE exhibition BEYOND EVERYDAYNESS in Budapest.

Conference "The World of Baroque Theatre


The Baroque Theatre Foundation of Český Krumlov Castle announces the 9th year of the international conference "The World of Baroque Theatre". The conference is held at Český Krumlov Castle on June 4-6, 2010. For more detailed information see attached files or write to: blaha_ji@seznam.cz.


Theatre Needs No Architecture


On Friday, 26 March, the exhibition ‘Beyond Everydayness – Theatre Architecture in Central Europe’ was opened to the public in Budapest. This is part of the outcome of the TACE project. To mark this occasion, we interviewed the main curator of the exhibition, the architect Igor Kovačevič. The interview revolved around the concepts of central Europe and theatre architecture, the conception behind the exhibition, and the demands on and ability of contemporary audiences to register visual stimuli.



Lectures, panel discussions with Central-European architects, art historians, theatre directors, writers and scenographers


The city as theatre; the role of public spaces and buildings in the cityscape; set design and architecture; experimental theatre spaces; space experience: city, theatre and stage.





VISIONS AND POSSIBILITIES / THEATRE BUILDING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY international exhibition of plans by architecture students (from the technical universities of Ljubljana, Bratislava, Budapest, Prague, Brno, Gliwice, Gdańsk, Liberec). The plans were realized for the student workshop of the TACE programme in Ljubljana. 


- Plans for the new building of the Weöres Sándor Theatre in Szombathely. A selection from the works of the two-round architectural competition (2008-2009)


dedicated to the memory of Mihály Vargha

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The aim of the project is to promote the still existing historic theatres in Europe by way of a new cultural tourism route, a free online database, and a travelling exhibition, also fostering cross-border cooperation among these theatres.

Historic theatres in 5 minutes

Litomyšl - Castle Theatre

Český Krumlov - Castle Theatre

Graz - Opera

Vienna - Theater an der Vien

Weitra - Castle Theatre

Grein - Municipal Theatre

Kačina - Castle Theatre

Mnichovo Hradiště - Castle Theatre

Graz - Drama Thatre