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University of Chicago – Reva and David Logan Arts Center

The new Reva and David Logan Arts Center will be a catalyst for creativity, using innovative design to foster inter-disciplinary communication and artistic experimentation. The tower offers unparalleled views of the Chicago skyline, while the public spaces include ensemble rehearsal…

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Sonoma State University – Green Music Center

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The Donald and Maureen Green Music Center at Sonoma State University features the 1,400-seat Weill Concert Hall with a rear door that opens to the lawn outside providing excellent sound and spectacular views to an additional 3,000 people. This indoor/outdoor…

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Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico

For 14 years Kirkegaard Associates has worked with the Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico and its indefatigable Chancellor, Maria del Carmen Gil, to help the school realize its dream of a new home. From initial programing with the Boston…

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Curtis Institute of Music – Lenfest Hall

Lenfest Hall is a new multi-use music education and student residence building for the renowned Curtis Institute of Music. The expansion, on a historic block of Philadelphia’s Locust Street, provides Gould Rehearsal Hall for the Curtis Symphony Orchestra; 32 additional…

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Hamer Hall – Southbank Arts Precinct

The renovation of Hamer Hall provided improved acoustics for both musicians and audience, and cutting-edge staging systems and rigging capability. Key features include new sidewalls at the stage and audience chamber, and a stage canopy that can be configured for…

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Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Jim Fausett Theater

The Jim Fausett Theater is a 482-seat Auditorium with proscenium stage and orchestra pit designed for multipurpose use. Local arts groups will use the space for a variety of program types, including Broadway performances, jazz and chamber music concerts, dance,…

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Dickinson College – Rubendall Recital Hall

Rubendall Recital Hall is a 250-seat room shoehorned into Dickinson College’s century old structure. First renovated from a gymnasium building in 1981, the Weiss Center for the Arts’ latest transformation features a highly flexible interior, lightweight recital screen, fabric ceiling,…

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USC Thornton School of Music – Schoenfeld Symphonic Hall

The Thornton School of Music At University of California has a new rehearsal room. The Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld Symphonic Hall is sized for full symphony orchestra and accommodates wind ensemble, percussion ensembles, and a variety of smaller groups. The…

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Rensselaer Polytechnic – Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)

Kirkegaard Associates provided Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with room acoustics, mechanical noise, sound isolation, and infra-structure audio/video systems design for this new state-of-the-art experimental media facility. Commonly referred to by its acronym EMPAC, the Center is anchored into a sloping hilltop…

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Boston Conservatory of Music – The Hemenway Project

A four story addition to Boston Conservatory’s 1940’s Hemenway Building, along with a thorough renovation, has transformed the facility. The addition creates four large rehearsal spaces for dance, theater, and music, and a lobby for the 325 seat theater, while…

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Queen Elisabeth Hall

In January of 2010, the Joint Venture Team of Ian Simpson Architects, Kirkegaard Associates and Bureau Bouwtechniek was awarded the project in the international architectural competition for the redesign Queen Elizabeth Hall in Antwerp, Belgium. The new design will provide…

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Virtua Health Voorhees Hospital

The new Virtua Health Voorhees Hospital is a 368-bed, 680,000 sq. ft. regional medical center that provides specialized, high-level care in a family centered atmosphere. The building design was based around the 3 unique entrances to the hospital including main…

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Northwestern University – Bienen School of Music

This new music building will be located just south of the School’s Pick-Staiger Concert Hall and Regenstein Hall of Music on the southern end of Northwestern’s lakefront campus. The new 6 level building will house academic faculty offices, classrooms, keyboard…

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University of Iowa – Hancher Auditorium

FEMA-funded replacement for a beloved and busy 1972 auditorium, badly damaged in 2008 flooding. New Hancher will be built nearby on higher ground, overlooking the river. Like the original, it will serve as the largest performances space for the music,…

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Shalin Liu Performing Arts Center for Rockport Music

The Rockport Music Festival began performances in their new home in June, 2010. Previous performances were held in a gallery space that was limited with a small stage, moderate ventilation, and less than perfect acoustics. Their new space, the Shalin…

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University of Chicago – Milton Friedman Center

This new program, a joint effort between the Economics, Business, and Law Schools at the University, was established to preserve and foster the vibrant research environment that characterizes economics at the University of Chicago. The MFI provides multilayered support for…

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University of Tampa – Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values

Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values is a new landmark on the University of Tampa campus. The dramatic architecture of the Chapel, by TVS Design, Atlanta, combines wood, glass and stone to create a warm but strikingly modern…

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DePaul University – Lincoln Park Theatre Building

The new building for The Theatre School at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park campus will provide much-needed performance, office and rehearsal facilities for this top-ranked program. The complex will include extensive scene and costume shops, multimedia computer labs, a lighting laboratory,…

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Carnegie Hall – Studio Towers Renovation Project

Carnegie Hall’s Studio Towers Renovation Project is a comprehensive undertaking that will create new inspirational spaces for music education on the building’s upper floors and fully refurbish backstage areas. Twenty-four new music rooms will be added to the building –…

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Mesirow Financial – New Corporate Headquarters

The new Corporate Headquarters for Mesirow Financial is located at 353 N. Clark Avenue in Chicago. The building is an elegant 45-story office building designed by Dirk Lohan of Lohan Anderson. The fourth through seventeenth floors have been designed as…

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Temple Beth Elohim

This new synagogue features an intimate 400-seat sanctuary which expands to accommodate up to 1100 during High Holy Days. Situated on a wooded hillside in Wellesley, the design uses an extensive curtain wall system to visually connect the congregation with…

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Royal Festival Hall – Southbank Centre

Built to coincide with the Festival of Britain and opened in May 1951, Royal Festival Hall began as a large rectangular concert hall with a seating capacity of 2,900. The first building to be erected in the United Kingdom after…

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital – Prentice Women’s Hospital

Audio and Video systems consulting services for the new construction of Northwestern Memorial Prentice Women’s Hospital. Design services included systems for the first and third floors of the building in auditoriums, classrooms, and an administrative conference center. This LEED silver-rated…