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Mark Fisher (architect)

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Occupation  Architect
Role  Architect
Name  Mark Fisher
Buildings  U2 360° 'The Claw'
Practice  Stufish

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Born  20 April 1947Warwickshire, England
Alma mater  Architectural Association School of Architecture
Projects  Pink Floyd 'The Wall' The Rolling Stones 'Steel Wheels' Madonna 'MDNA Tour' Beijing 2008 Olympic Opening Ceremony Elton John "Million Dollar Piano"
Died  June 25, 2013, Hampstead, United Kingdom
Education  Architectural Association School of Architecture

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Mark Fisher, OBE, MVO, RDI (20 April 1947 – 25 June 2013) was a British architect best known for his rock music stage sets. He was born in Warwickshire, England.

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Fisher graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA School) in London in 1971. He was a Unit Master at the AA School from 1973 to 1977. In 1984 he set up the Fisher Park Partnership with Jonathan Park. The partnership was dissolved in 1994 when he established Stufish, the Mark Fisher Studio.

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Fisher designed stage sets for Pink Floyd (including ‘The Wall Tour’ performed live 1980–81 (with Roger Waters and Gerald Scarfe) and 'The Division Bell Tour' 1994), for The Rolling Stones (including Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour 1989, Voodoo Lounge Tour 1994, Bridges to Babylon Tour 1997, A Bigger Bang Tour 2005, and 50 & Counting... Tour 2012), Mylène Farmer (Avant que l'ombre... à Bercy in 2006, 2009 Tour and Timeless in 2013), Tina Turner and U2 (including the Zoo TV Tour in 1992, PopMart Tour 1997 and the U2 360° Tour in 2009), and for the 2012 Diamond Jubilee Concert, Madonna's 2012 MDNA Tour, Lady Gaga's 2012 Born This Way Ball Tour and for the Metallica's 'Death Magnetic tour. In 2000, he created the Millennium Dome Show with Peter Gabriel. He has designed opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympics (Torino 2006 and Beijing 2008),"The Million Dollar Piano" for Elton John and the Asian Games (2010 Asian Games), and stage sets for theatrical shows including We Will Rock You and both and Viva Elvis by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. He designed the stage sets for Laura Pausini's Inedito World Tour. Fisher also designed Lady Gaga's Born This Way Ball tour stage. The stage consisted of a large medieval castle that moves throughout the concert.

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Fisher died in his sleep on 25 June 2013 at the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead, UK, leaving an estate, before taxes, of more than £7 million. His design for Elton John's Diving Board Tour debuted posthumously.

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Mark Fisher (architect) Wikipedia


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