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Nevill Holt Opera

Client

Nevill Holt Opera

Sector

Culture and Heritage

Location

Leicestershire

Nevill Holt Opera

RIBA Stirling Prize Winner

The RIBA Stirling Prize celebrates the very best in architecture, winning this award is a significant achievement for any architect or design team. Significantly the Nevill Holt Opera has achieved just that, winning the people’s vote in the RIBA Stirling Prize. As a result, cementing its place as one of the most innovative and impressive buildings of recent times. To point out Witherford Watson Mann Architects designed the Opera, and Roofglaze created and installed the stunning rooflight.

Not to mention that Nevill House Opera seamlessly blends into the surrounding landscape, situated within the stable yard of the Nevill Holt Hall’s stable block. In particular, its design aims to create an intimate audience experience with acoustics that are crafted to promote young singers’ voices. Architects and opera lovers alike admire this innovative approach to design, making it a worthy winner of the people’s vote.

A particular highlight of the building is the Roofglaze-designed and installed rooflight providing natural light and ventilation to the auditorium. In addition, the rooflight is a custom design, created to meet the specific requirements of the project.  

Roofglaze has built a reputation for quality and innovation, working closely with architects, contractors, and clients to deliver outstanding results. In other words, with over 25 years of experience, it is a leading manufacturer and installer of glass rooflights. Notably providing bespoke solutions for a wide range of projects.

It’s worth noting that Witherford Watson Mann Architects were the creative minds behind the design of the Opera, and Roofglaze played a pivotal role by crafting and installing the stunning rooflight.

What sets the Nevill Holt Opera apart is its seamless integration into the surrounding landscape, nestled within the stable yard of the Nevill Holt Hall’s stable block. Its design is purposefully tailored to create an intimate audience experience with acoustics finely tuned to showcase the voices of young singers. Architects and opera enthusiasts alike admire this innovative approach to design, making it a truly deserving winner of the people’s vote.

A standout feature of the building is the Roofglaze-designed and installed rooflight, which provides essential natural light and ventilation to the auditorium. This rooflight is a custom creation, meticulously designed to meet the specific requirements of the project.

Roofglaze has built a solid reputation for quality and innovation, working closely with architects, contractors, and clients to consistently deliver outstanding results. With over 25 years of experience, Roofglaze stands as a leading manufacturer and installer of glass rooflights, offering bespoke solutions for a wide range of projects.

The Nevill Holt Opera project is a testament to Roofglaze’s expertise and commitment to excellence. To clarify Roofglaze worked closely with Witherford Watson Mann Architects, designing and installing a rooflight that not only meets the functional requirement but also complements the building’s overall design.

Achievements

The building’s rooflight floods the auditorium with natural light and creates a sense of openness and connection to the surrounding landscape making it a striking feature. Additionally, its innovative design ensures a comfortable and pleasant environment for both audiences and performers by allowing for natural ventilation.

What’s more, the rooflight’s innovative design serves a dual purpose, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant environment for both audiences and performers by facilitating natural ventilation. It’s a testament to the thoughtful and forward-thinking approach that defines the Nevill Holt Opera’s design.

Nevill Holt Opera, a remarkable building that showcases the very best in design and innovation, owes part of its success to the rooflight designed and installed by Roofglaze. In particular, the Roofglaze rooflight enhances the building’s overall aesthetic and provides natural light and ventilation. Congratulations to Witherford Watson Mann Architects and Roofglaze on this outstanding achievement!

Congratulations are in order for Witherford Watson Mann Architects and Roofglaze, whose collaboration has resulted in this outstanding achievement, setting a high standard for excellence in architectural design and implementation.

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