A Room for London

 
 

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A Room for LondonOriginally intended as a temporary structure for 2012, A Room For London is to stay up throughout 2013 due to its overwhelming popularity. The 'room' in question looks very much like a boat which has been washed up by a storm and beached on the roof of the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall. It is, in fact a one-bedroom installation, available to rent by members of the public for night-long stays throughout the year. The ship, designed by David Kohn Architects in collaboration with the artist Fiona Banner, is also home to a programme of writing, performance and music and for ten days a month writers, musicians and artists will create new work in the unique one-room space above the Thames. The pieces will be inspired by the artists' view of London from the boat shaped room and have so far included songwriter Imogen Heap performing a work-in-progress song written in the Room, and a podcast by The English Patient author Michael Ondaatje. You can now book nights for the upcoming year or enter the Ideas for London competition to win a night in the room via the aroomforlondon.co.uk website.

 

About Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Queen Elizabeth Hall is the second largest concert hall at Southbank Centre, presenting a diverse programme that covers the whole range of music and performing arts. The Royal Festival Hall's smaller sister venue Queen Elizabeth Hall ensures that even when there is a long-running show, the Southbank Centre can have almost nightly performances by world-class orchestras. More about Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

Seating plan for Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

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A Room for London  Courtesy of Living Architecture, photo by Charles Hosea  

   
A Room for London - Courtesy of Living Architecture, photo by Charles Hosea

A Room for London Courtesy of Living Architecture, photo by Charles Hosea 

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Underground Stations

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Waterloo Tube Station
 
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Lambeth North Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Union Car Park
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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