Case Studies – Sustainable Buildings

The cultural sector has a unique ability to imagine and experiment with alternative futures, question the status quo, see the world differently and explore the future with audiences and participants. Without the cultural sector playing its part in helping current and future society to move towards a more sustainable way of life, this essential shift will not happen.”

Creative Carbon Scotland, 2020

Click below to find out about how each building worked with The Theatre Green Book

Inside of a large theatre auditorium with red stalls seats and multiple levels of seating above. National Theatre Prague's logo in the top left corner

Narodni Divadlo (National Theatre Prague)

National Theatre Prague were able to halve their gas consumption without any rise in electricity consumption through a series of well-planned projects.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - Case Study

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is a performance venue operated by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Management based in Guildford, Surrey.

Trafalgar Theatre

Trafalgar Theatre - Case Study

The Trafalgar Theatre is a West End theatre in Whitehall near Trafalgar Square, in the City of Westminster, London. The venue was originally built in 1930 with interiors in the Art Deco style as the Whitehall Theatre.

Solar Panels on the roof of the Wales Millennium Centre

Wales Millennium Centre - Solar Panels

Wales Millennium Centre wanted to find a way to produce enough energy themselves, to power a 1,900-seat auditorium. Step forward solar!

Salisbury Playhouse

Salisbury Playhouse - Case Study

Salisbury Playhouse was built in 1976 and is the only producing theatre in Wiltshire, located in the town of Salisbury. It is a multi-use building-based venue operated by Wiltshire Creative.