Project Overview

Skyscape was required for the duration of the Millennium Dome event as dual cinema venues each having capacity for 2,500 people. The East cinema was also designed to be deployed as a 5,500 capacity auditorium for music shows and other events. The venue was designed to be dismantled after a year, when the Dome show closed

ES Global’s Role -ES Global was contracted for Skyscape by NMEC on a design and build contract. The contract was organised as a rental agreement. Many of the Skyscape components have subsequently been used on projects that have been carried out across the world by ES Global

Project Title -Skyscape
Client – NMEC
Architect -Urban Salon Architects
Engineers – FTL Happold, MEPS, Fulcrum Consulting
Location -London, UK
Project Value -£10 million+
Project Duration – 2 years
Project Completion -April, 2002
Floor Area -7,000m²
Build Period -16 weeks
Dismantling Period – 8 weeks
Construction – PTFE, ETFE, Kingspan, ES Global steel truss, sound insulation, HVAC, power, lighting, services, staging, grid, grandstands, fit out, cinema screens and projection