Jane Wernick Associates

Tara Arts

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Tara Arts, Britain’s first, Asian-led, multi-cultural theatre, had been based in a former mission hall in Earlsfield since 1983. With funding from Arts Council England, the original building was completely demolished and rebuilt to incorporate a new basement, rehearsal room and offices while the theatre itself has doubled in capacity to 100 seats. The new structural steel frame is clad in rendered masonry incorporating a stylised banyan tree design.

Architect: Aedas Arts Team

Completed: 2016

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This website shows the work of Jane Wernick Associates from its inception in 1998 until 2015 when the firm was incorporated into engineersHRW. You can see the work of the combined practice at www.ehrw.co.uk.