Pori Theatre

Pori Theatre

Designed by the Swedish architect Johan Erik Stenberg, the Neo-Renaissance Pori Theatre was built in 1884. The building underwent renovation between 2015 and 2017, in which all of the theatre’s technical systems were updated. In terms of structural engineering, the design of the support structures for the technical systems and the integration of systems presented the main challenges. The most demanding design project involved the steel trusses that were installed on the main stage’s tower, next to the old wooden trusses. All of the stage’s technical systems are supported by the new trusses. The original, wooden trusses, which are  under heritage protection, now only support the roofing. The theatre’s additional building, which houses the smaller stage and auxiliary facilities, was completed in 1974. 

Location

Pori

Client

Porin Teatteritalo Oy / Porin kaupunki

Services

Cultural facilities, Renovation project planning, Renovation engineering

Size

5500 m²

Cost

15 M€

Completion

2017

Our other references

The Finnish National Theatre, Helsinki, Finland

The Finnish National Theatre, Helsinki, Finland

Kemijärvi Church, Kemijärvi

Kemijärvi Church, Kemijärvi

Fabianinkatu 35, Helsinki

Fabianinkatu 35, Helsinki

Old Academy Building, Turku

Old Academy Building, Turku

City Hall, Vantaa

City Hall, Vantaa

Music Centre, Helsinki

Music Centre, Helsinki