How did we do it?

Challenge

For the production of Romeo and Julia, the Royal Ballet of Flanders were looking for a piece of scenery which could easily and quickly be built up and disassembled. Furthermore, it had to be possible to efficiently transport the scenery worldwide by truck / container.

Solution

Veldeman developed and built a self-supporting aluminium structure designed by Anthony MacIlwaine, based on Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. The concept that was used for the scenery is similar to that of a tent structure: it can be fully disassembled and, thanks to the light weight design can be built up with simple manpower. The 7 m high structure has 3 floors and consists of 9 modules. The largest component weighs barely 60 kg. The top floor is reserved for theatre technicians who are hidden behind the roof elements, made from PVC fabric. For the finishing of the scenery, use was made of a matte powder coating in the colour of love. 

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Customized in five steps

Based on your wishes and needs, we define the scope of the project.
According to your needs, we elaborate a project based on standard products or develop a custom fabric structure. Our total solution is finished according to your wishes and needs, e.g. power supply, heating, lighting, air conditioning, decoration etc.
In the event of purchase, your fabric structure is produced in our own fabrics and metal department. For rentals, we have an extensive rental stock at our disposal. Our experienced project managers will see to the logistics coordination of your project.
Your project will be built by our own professional assemblers or under our supervision. On the work site too our project managers will ensure the rigorous coordination of the works.
You can turn to us also after delivery. We attach a great deal of importance to the quality of our after-sales service.

„Don‘t limit
your challenges
challenge
your limits!“

Andy Moors, CEO

Team Veldeman

Ready to take your challenge

Are you looking for a unique solution for the covering of your location? Whatever the type of covering you are looking for, you can be sure we are up for the challenge. We will do all we can to bring every project to a successful conclusion! Will you let us prove ourselves?

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