Lead architect: The Lawn Tennis Association’s Court Canopy, National Tennis Centre
Outcome: Certain, all year round practice court canopy for enhanced player development.
Prototype new and novel structural technology with high performance 40m clear span on Metropolitan Open Land, design attuned to player use and existing award winning tennis centre.
Consultants: Airlight, Arup, Buro 4Four, Robinson Low Frances, Rolfe Judd, MLM, PFB
Manufacturing group: Canobbio, Airlight, Form TL, Tubular Erectors
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, pended by HM Queen in 2007.