File documents the Hair Tent, a temporary theatre structure which was to house performances of the musical 'Hair', in Holland, for David Convyers Productions Ltd. Cedric Price was hired to convert a tent into a theatre venue. The tent structure was designed for an audience of 1,200 and was to be used for a six-month period. Due to cost and time constraints, the materials were recycled: the seating came from a demolished cinema; the steel structure from a field near Hartlepool; and the mobile heating was provided by the Dutch Military (Cedric Price-Works II). Design development drawings show numerous plans and sections of the tent structure and structural components; a plan and section show the seating arrangements; a section through the tent shows various internal stackable structures; and an axonometric view of the site shows the main tent, a tin hut entrance bar, and military mobile heaters. Reprographic copies of construction drawings of a Cinerama and circus structure with details of trussing configurations, mast layout and anchor plans were possibly for reference purposes. Some material in this file was published in "Cedric Price Supplement", 'Architectural Design', vol. 40, (October 1970), 516, and Price, Cedric, 'Cedric Price-Works II' (London: Architectural Press, 1984), 72, 76. Material in this file was produced between 1963 and 1971.
Reference drawings included with the design development drawings are inscribed with the name L. Stromeyer, engineer, or Leonard Allen, architect.
Tom Parkinson and Victor Spinetti are involved in the project.
File contains design development drawings, photographic materials, and textual records.
Documents are in English and Dutch.
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