Snape Maltings Britten-Pears Building and Dovecote Studio
1979 and 2009
20th century ; 21st century
Snape Maltings, Suffolk
not known ; TOMPKINS, Steve
Buildings -- Change of use
Detail: gravel path outside Britten-Pears Building (1979, - left), the gravel is contained within a mesh. Dovecote Studio (TOMPKINS, 2009 - right). The Britten-Pears Building provides rehearsal space and a smaller concert venue for the Aldeburgh Festival, founded in 1948 by Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears and Eric Crozier. The Dovecote Studio a steel shell rises from a ruined brick dovecote and provides a working space for composers, writers and visual artists. Converted and extended from pre-existing 19th century maltings buildings. The site is still undergoing renovation and conversion  and contains the Concert Hall (1967), Rehearsal Rooms, Galleries, Craft Shops, Sculptures, Shops, Studios and private housing units. Google maps < https://goo.gl/maps > .
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Architecture -- England (Suffolk)
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976
Architecture -- 1900-2000
Music halls (Variety-theatres, cabarets, etc.) -- England
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Architecture -- 1800-1900
Architecture -- 2000-2100