Image: For the fourth time in a row now, NUSSLI is erecting the temporary theater made of wood for the TED Conference.
Image: For the fourth time in a row now, NUSSLI is erecting the temporary theater made of wood for the TED Conference.
Image: For the fourth time in a row now, NUSSLI is erecting the temporary theater made of wood for the TED Conference.

A Temporary Theater Completely Made of Wood

The next five-day TED Conference will commence this coming Monday, April 24, 2017. Assembly work at the Convention Center in Vancouver is currently in full swing. For the fourth time in a row now, NUSSLI is constructing the temporary theater made of wood.

April 2017

One wooden module after another is carefully hoisted to its designated position. A total of 8000 individual wooden components are being used to construct the pop-up TED theater with an integrated grandstand holding 1200 people. The greatest challenge is the tight schedule, as well as the elaborate logistics.

The TED Conference deals with almost all conceivable global issues, from science to the economy — and in more than 100 languages. The basic rule is: Philosophers, authors, artists, designers, scientists, and other experts from all over the world are each given 18 minutes to speak.

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