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Venue 2: Edinburgh Park
A new location for the Edinburgh International
Festival, Edinburgh Park was made
possible through the generous support of
Sir Ewan and Lady Brown-and featured
another Igloo marquee designed and
installed by Fews Marquees. The 30-by95-meter
structure housed festival-going
crowds for the duration of the festival
as they enjoyed contemporary dynamic
concerts, including those performed by
groundbreaking artists from Scotland,
the U.K. and beyond. As with the installation
at the Edinburgh Academy Junior
High School, blackout PVC offered a visual
statement above the stage. Additionally,
the 16-meter height, covered by white
PVC, created an expansive environment
for the musical events.
Made possible through the generous
support of Sir Ewan and Lady Brown,
this 30-by-95-meter structure installed
at Edinburgh Park housed festivalgoing
crowds for the duration of the
Edinburgh International Festival.
Venue 1: Edinburgh Academy
Junior School
The shape and structure of Igloo marquees
enhance acoustics-making
them a perfect venue for musical and
other performance events. Of the three
sites on which Fews Marquees installed
structures for the festival, Edinburgh
Academy Junior School was the one that
provided the most seamless installation.
For the largest of the installations, Fews
installed a 30-by-100-meter Igloo marquee
structure to provide evening entertainment
throughout the festival.
Designed to offer the best " outdoor "
experience under a protective cover,
the 14-meter-high structure hosted the
event's opening night, which featured
two concert performances by the BBC
Symphony Orchestra. In addition to clear
PVC, the installation featured blackout
PVC installed above the stage area for
dramatic effect and optimum viewing.
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Venue 3: Old College Quad
The Old College Quad outdoor venue was
home to the afternoon chamber music
series-a series of traditional Scottish
music, including ive nights of inspirational
spoken word and late-night cabaret, and
was also by far the most challenging of the
installations. " This was a complex build in
an enclosed space, " Dingley says.
The site was a challenge for two reasons:
it required a particularly tight build space
that was situated above underground
tunnels-which demanded special attention
to installation loads. The tunnels
were the result of archaeological excavations
that Edinburgh-based Simpson &
Brown Architects were commissioned to
investigate prior to the redevelopment
of the Old College Quad. (The tunnels led
to the discovery of several 17th-century
archeological remains.) " The network of
underground tunnels beneath the quad
meant we had to be very careful in ensuring
there was limited weight burden on
vulnerable areas, " Dingley says. " Specialized
cranes were required to build in the
quad; plus we had to position loads very
carefully to avoid placing weight above the
underground tunnels. "

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