TED Theatre: A Traveling Show

July 14, 2014

Traveling Show: A pop-up theater assembled inside a giant ballroom brings new scale to portability.

Having designed theater sets for Broadway shows and the Oscars, architect David Rockwell knew a lot about temporary structures. But he had never designed a temporary theater. Until Chris Anderson, who runs the organization behind the Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) talks, asked Rockwell to create a pop-up home for its annual conferenceone that could be erected inside a ballroom at the Vancouver Convention Center, disassembled, stored, and then reassembled a year later in the same place or shipped somewhere else.

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