Client: The Royal National Gallery
Architect: AEM Studios
Project Manager: the National Theatre
Type of works: installation of Sunflex SF99/155 straight-sliding panel system.
The National Theatres website describes The Deck as 'a brand new summer function space utilising one of the theatres highest Thames-facing terraces. A prime location with one of the capitals most iconic panoramas, The Deck will appear as a glowing cubed structure with a distinctive inside-outside feel, created by using translucent materials.'
Beckers part of this exciting project was to install the Sunflex SF99/155 system consisting of 6 large sliding panels, with 3 panels meeting the other set of 3 at 90°. All 6 panels slide back to open the internal function space onto the deck terrace.