Colchester Arts

Colchester Visual Arts Centre (Firstsite)

Client : Colchester Borough Council
Main Contractor : Mace Group
Architect : Rafael Viñoly Architects Ltd
Value : £2.3m
Package : Joinery and Washroom Fit-Out
Completed : 2011

Firstsite is the East of England’s contemporary visual arts Centre. This spectacular golden building designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Viñoly. Firstsite was designed as an international center for the contemporary visual arts, and also an exciting new cultural, social and commercial space for the Essex region. The building comprises a 180-seat tiered auditorium, hi-spec meeting rooms and function space for a host of business purposes, including conferences, presentations, and product launches.

Our scope included the complete fit-out of the WC’s with contemporary coloured back painted glass, specialist joinery to the reception area, restaurant area, acoustic panels to the auditorium and fumed oak flooring to the front of house spaces.