Glyndebourne Opera House, built in 1934, became inadequate for modern use, and has now been replaced by a new 1200-seat theatre which opened on its predecessor's 60th anniversary.

Discover how Ove Arup & Partners were responsible for the building's structural, services, controls, fire, civil, and transportation engineering, whilst Arup Acoustics were acoustic designers for all aspects of the project including the new auditorium.

In South Africa, learn how our team led Cape Town's bid to be nominated for South Africa's efforts to host the 2004 Olympic Games. Our team's work included preparing a sports plan and cost estimates, dealing with consultations for the technical proposals, and carrying out an economic benefit analysis.

We also look at commercial structures in Sydney, Australia and Bristol, UK, where our teams provided engineering services for the Governor Philip Tower and Lloyds Bank HQ respectively.

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The Arup Journal 1994 - Issue 3