Stage floors are usually wood on a sleeper assembly. This detail shows the stage floor with a concrete substructure descending into an orchestra pit. In more elaborate theatrical settings, there is often accessible space below the stage.
Placing the stage floor over sleepers provides for some spring in the floor. A 'sprung' floor is desirable for dance and theatrical presentations as well as other types.
The key features of the detail are the:
- This detail is needed to specify the configuration, construction and materials required for the leading edge of the stage floor.
- This detail requires further details and specifications covering these conditions.
- You may want a specification covering the quality and installation aspects of these materials.
- This detail should be placed on the Interior Details sheet, the A-500 series of sheets per the National CAD Standards, contrary to the designation shown here.
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