Lead architect: The Lawn Tennis Association’s Sports Canopy, National Tennis Centre.
Court canopy to provide all year round practice court canopy for enhanced player development with option for demountibility during summer months. Prototype new and novel structural technology with high performance 40m clear span.
Client: The Lawn Tennis Association
Consultants: Airlight, Arup, Buro 4Four, Robinson Low Frances, Rolfe Judd, MLM, PFB
Manufacturing group: Canobbio, Airlight, Form TL, Tubular Erectors.
Installation stage interior
Final stages of erection
London’s Open House visitors
Fabrication by Tubular Erectors
BCIA Awards Ceremony 2011
Refined complex interfaces
Resolution of complex material and structural interfaces for safe erection and demountability.
Daylit interior for natural playing conditions
Even natural lighting conditions to support optimal training conditions for tennis performance development.
Careful alignment with existing building
Carefully considered spatial relationship to existing award winning National Tennis Centre by Hopkins Architects, 2005.