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50 Unconventional Theaters

From Body Module Cinemas to Rippled Ceiling Theatres

— October 25, 2012 — Eco
Public gathering for entertainment plays a vital role in community infrastructure, and these unconventional theaters enhance the ideal of entertainment.

This compiled list of modernistic cinemas and theaters showcase the novel designs and technology that have been the vanguard in entertainment space convention. There is a tendency to infuse these sacred places of amusement with cutting-edge features that elevate them to inventively futuristic places of enjoyment.

For instance, the Centipede Cinema located in Guimarães, Portugal creates a space of standing room modules to enjoy film in a one-of-a-kind pavilion. At the more technologically advanced end of the spectrum is the Hyper-Matrix by Jonpasang that features pulsating walls that revolutionize the ideal of theater diversion. These unconventional theaters are a testament to the evolving genre of entertainment and its exciting trajectory to an elevated, futuristic form.
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Light Stream Cinemas
Light Stream Cinemas
Laser IMAX is the Future of the Ultra-Widescreen Format We All Love
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Dynamic Dome Light Shows
Dynamic Dome Light Shows
Romain Tardy & Thomas Vaquié Create a Stunning Video Projection Show
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Surround-Image Technology
Surround-Image Technology
Infinity-by-Nine Expands the Viewer's Peripheral Vision in Theaters
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Late-Night Lakeshore Films
Late-Night Lakeshore Films
The Toronto Sail in Movie Idea is Refreshing
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Rapper-Designed Theatres
Rapper-Designed Theatres
The Temporary Cinema Pavilion is Designed by OMA and Kanye West
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Lavish Stage Photography
Lavish Stage Photography
'Inside the Parisian Theatres' Looks Inside European Artistry
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$2 Million Superhero Cinemas
$2 Million Superhero Cinemas
The Dark Knight Themed Home Theatre Puts Viewers Into the Movie
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Pro-Age Theatre
Pro-Age Theatre
Dove Body & Soul Play
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Vibrant Public Amphitheatres
Vibrant Public Amphitheatres
The Red Stair Boasts a Backlight to Draw Eyes Even At Night
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Dive-In Theatres
Dive-In Theatres
The Pearl Hotel San Diego
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Interactive Movie Theatres
Interactive Movie Theatres
M.A.S.T. Novabell
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Levitating Circular Cinemas
Levitating Circular Cinemas
'720 Degrees' at the Israel Museum is Suspended by 24 Feet
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Movie Theater Gaming (FOLLOW UP)
Movie Theater Gaming (FOLLOW UP)
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Wood Chip Buildings
Wood Chip Buildings
The La Llotja Theatre and Conference Centre by Mecanoo Architects
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Personal Theaters
Personal Theaters
The Aaron Jones YouTube Theatre Revolutionizes the Movie-Watching Experience
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Roof Top Cinema
Roof Top Cinema
Films With a View
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Gigantic Slug Cinemas
Gigantic Slug Cinemas
Chicago's Centennial Celebration Mascot Looks Like a Snail
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Colossal Cinema-Converted Bookstores
Colossal Cinema-Converted Bookstores
The Grand Splendid Theater Offers a Dramatic Surprise
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$7.5 Million Movie Theatre
$7.5 Million Movie Theatre
Billy Wilder Theater at UCLA
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Saving Movie Theaters
Saving Movie Theaters
3D Films to Become Mainstream?
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Hot Pink Theatres
Hot Pink Theatres
The Melbourne Recital Centre has Funky Shapes and Electric Colors
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Winged Roof Buildings
Winged Roof Buildings
The Wuxi Grand Theatre by PES-Architects Looks Like a Landing Butterfly
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Decadent Theatre Photography
Decadent Theatre Photography
David Leventi's Opera House Series is Absolutely Opulent
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Transparent Urban Architecture
Transparent Urban Architecture
Bronks Youth Theatre is a Contemporary Touch in the Belgian Capital
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Spring-Inspired Buildings
Spring-Inspired Buildings
Graz Music Theater
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Videogames Theater
Videogames Theater
Large Scale Entertainment
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Luxuriously Refurbished Theatres
Luxuriously Refurbished Theatres
The Cineteca Cinema Center Brings Culture to Matadero, Madrid
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Captivating Colossal Cinemas
Captivating Colossal Cinemas
IMAX Theatres From Around the World Dazzle Movie-Goers
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Personal Pop-Up Cinemas
Personal Pop-Up Cinemas
The CineBox Home Theater System Takes Movie Nights to the Next Level
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Snail-Shaped Music Halls
Snail-Shaped Music Halls
Manchester Art Gallery Hosts JS Bach Chamber Theatre
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Personal IMAX Theatres
Personal IMAX Theatres
Bring the Experience Home With the TOOB Dome Television
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Sharply Angular Theatres
Sharply Angular Theatres
The Municipal Auditorium of Teulada Features Geometric Design Accents
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Fog Screen
Fog Screen
A Screen You Can Walk Through
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Rippled Sci-Fi Theatres
Rippled Sci-Fi Theatres
The Hangzhou Broadway Cinemas Features Three-Dimensional Elements
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Peek-a-Boo Theatres
Peek-a-Boo Theatres
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre Pairs Blackout Blinds With Glass Walls
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Rotating Home Theatre
Rotating Home Theatre
Casa Cinema
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Modernizing Classic Theatres
Modernizing Classic Theatres
Redesign of El Molino by Fernando Salas is a Performance Unto Itself
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Concrete Donut Theaters
Concrete Donut Theaters
The Almonte Theatre's Use of Space and Materials are Majestic and Bold
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Peak-A-Boo Glacial Canopies
Peak-A-Boo Glacial Canopies
The Ribbons Open Air Theatre Weaves Through Space
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Movie Theatre House
Movie Theatre House
Hagy Belzber's Theater Wall
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Pyramid Cinema Pavilions
Pyramid Cinema Pavilions
The Kanye West 'Cruel Summer' Theater Boasts Seven Screens
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Luxury Movie Theatre
Luxury Movie Theatre
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Pulsating Theater Walls
Pulsating Theater Walls
The Hyper-Matrix by Jonpasang is the Future of Movie Cinemas
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Rippled Ceiling Theatres
Rippled Ceiling Theatres
The Masrah Al Qasba Theatre Boasts and Unconventional Ceiling
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Cube-Conscious Theaters
Cube-Conscious Theaters
The Wuhan Pixel Box Cinema Features Blocked Box Accents
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"Drive-In Theatre" Architecture
"Drive-In Theatre" Architecture
The United Arab Emirates Tower Sustainably Slopes towards the Sea
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Body Module Cinemas
Body Module Cinemas
The Centipede Cinema by Bartlett School of Architecture Encompasses Guests
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Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
Futuristic Movie Theatre in Hong Kong
AMC Pacific Place Cinema
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Buddhist Wooden Constructions
Buddhist Wooden Constructions
The Khor I temporary theatre by TAAT Looks Sliced and Avant-Garde
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Shipping Container Theatres
Shipping Container Theatres
Platoon Kunsthalle is an Eco-Friendly Space for Artistic Works
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