12 01, 2012

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts – Jim Fausett Theater

By |2021-01-04T16:26:06-06:00January 12th, 2012|Arts, Featured, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Jim Fausett Theater is a 482-seat Auditorium with proscenium stage and orchestra pit designed as part of the larger Plaza on Fifth condo/retail project. Acoustics has been a central concern for the Theater from early in design. The site [...]

21 04, 2011

National Concert Hall (Competition Entry)

By |2021-01-04T16:07:48-06:00April 21st, 2011|Arts, Concert Halls, News, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

In the Fall of 2008, an international design competition was held to redevelop the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Ireland at its current Earlsfort Terrace location. The project objective was to provide three performance auditoria with the highest international standards [...]

4 09, 2010

Carnegie Hall Studio Towers

By |2020-12-31T09:35:14-06:00September 4th, 2010|Commercial, Education, Education-old, Featured, Higher Education, LEED Sustainable, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The historic Studio Towers, added to Carnegie Hall during 1894-1897, has undergone a full renovation to support the educational missions of the Weill Music Institute and provide greatly-improved spaces for Carnegie Hall’s backstage, archives, and offices. The newly created Resnick [...]

2 07, 2009

Overture Center for the Arts

By |2020-12-29T15:55:07-06:00July 2nd, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Overture Project is remarkable in many ways.  The construction cost of $205 million was a gift from a single donor, local businessman Jerry Frautschi.  His extraordinary generosity provided Madison, Wisconsin, with a beautiful new performing arts center designed by [...]

19 06, 2009

Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T15:14:45-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Jacoby Symphony Hall was built as a new concert hall incorporated into the renovation project of the Jacksonville City Auditorium complex. The new concert hall was inserted within the existing building, replacing the underutilized exhibition hall. Extensive areas of the [...]

19 06, 2009

Tanglewood Music Center – Seiji Ozawa Hall

By |2020-12-29T15:09:22-06:00June 19th, 2009|Amphitheatres, Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Outdoor, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Boston Symphony Orchestra wanted a 1200-seat concert hall at Tanglewood for several purposes: A rehearsal space for the Tanglewood Music Center student orchestra; a recital space for guest artists and members of the BSO during their summer residency; a [...]

19 06, 2009

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T14:40:14-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach’s Town Center is the heart of an innovative urban development business district. It has helped defined the new downtown by the addition of a first-rate cultural arts attraction for Virginia [...]

19 06, 2009

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T11:10:13-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

Meymandi Concert Hall is a new facility located beside the existing 2,000+ seat multi-purpose Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, North Carolina. The primary purpose of the hall is to serve the North Carolina Symphony as a space for rehearsal as well [...]

19 06, 2009

Portland Center for the Performing Arts

By |2020-12-29T11:09:04-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Portland Center for the Performing Arts was built in downtown Portland as part of a successful urban renewal effort. Occupying nearly a city block across from a 1929 movie palace, the project included the renovation of the movie palace [...]

19 06, 2009

Philadelphia Academy of Music

By |2020-12-29T11:05:57-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustics design for full range of improvements for the 2,900-seat historic home of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. The project provided backstage improvements, improved seating, a new stage floor, a new orchestra pit, and new audio [...]

19 06, 2009

Peace Center for Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:22:10-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Peace Center for the Performing Arts consists of two newly constructed, free-standing multi-purpose theaters built on the site of an old textile mill in downtown Greenville, SC. Several mill buildings were renovated as support, administrative, and retail spaces, while [...]

19 06, 2009

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-07-16T08:57:03-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Although the Ordway Music Theatre, with its rich finishes and its obvious debt to the European opera house resembles many other recent theaters, at the time it was built it was a radical departure from the aesthetic of the 'democratic [...]

19 06, 2009

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-09-03T15:04:36-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Centre East Theatre is an 848-seat multi-purpose proscenium theater that is part of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. The space is designed to support a wide range of productions including local symphony orchestras, drama productions, musicals, [...]

19 06, 2009

North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

By |2017-01-18T14:43:33-06:00June 19th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Blumenthal/North Carolina Performing Arts Center is an intricate puzzle of a building shoehorned onto a tight downtown site. The PAC shares a city block and some internal circulation with a high-rise office building and a retail atrium. It includes [...]

18 06, 2009

Maui Arts and Cultural Center – Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Community Complex

By |2010-09-03T14:53:45-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Maui Arts and Cultural Center is a highly functional space serving a wide variety of user groups. Though Maui has a number of established arts groups a symphony, choruses, dance and theater groups, the population of the island was [...]

18 06, 2009

Hult Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-07-16T08:57:04-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

As the primary performance space within the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Silva Concert Hall provides Eugene with a flexible performance space for audiences of 2500, as well as a performance venue for Symphony, pops, touring Broadway, and other [...]

18 06, 2009

Holland Performing Arts Center

By |2019-09-12T10:18:00-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

This 2000-seat hall is the home for the Omaha Symphony. The space serves the orchestra’s classical series and pops performances, as well as chamber music and popular events. The narrow shoebox shape of the Peter Kiewit Concert Hall creates an [...]

18 06, 2009

Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts

By |2019-09-12T10:43:08-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Heinz Hall was originally a movie palace and theater, built in the 1920s. In the 1970s the theater was renovated to serve as the home of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra while retaining its multipurpose functions. The acoustician for this renovation [...]

18 06, 2009

Collin County Center for the Arts

By |2011-08-22T15:58:06-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Collin County Center for the Arts is an innovative public-private collaboration among the cities of Allen, Frisco, and Plano, Texas - three neighbors north of Dallas. The centrally located phased development aims to create a comprehensive arts and education [...]

18 06, 2009

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

By |2016-06-17T10:45:43-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a new multi-use performing arts venue located northwest of downtown Atlanta, serving Broadway productions, concerts, opera, ballet, family shows, and corporate meetings. The facility is the new home of both the Atlanta Ballet [...]

18 06, 2009

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts

By |2010-07-16T08:57:05-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The heart of the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts is a unique auditorium that can be physically reconfigured to make its architectural form match the requirements of a particular performance. Its configurations range from an 1800-seat shoebox concert hall [...]

18 06, 2009

Carnegie Hall – Isaac Stern Auditorium

By |2019-09-12T10:42:31-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

The legendary quality of Carnegie Hall’s acoustics were the result of numerous progressive architectural modifications to the room, including the removal of part of the stage ceiling in a pre-1900 effort to stage opera in the space. Generations of performances [...]

18 06, 2009

Detroit School of Arts

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 18th, 2009|Arts, Commercial, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, K-12 Education, LEED Sustainable, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting|

The Detroit School of the Arts represents the culmination of a decade-long dream. When the first High School for the Fine and Performing Arts opened in 1992 with a class of ninety ninth graders, the school’s vision was to be [...]

17 06, 2009

University of Alabama Birmingham – Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:24-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Theatres|

The Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center is a new structure built adjacent to the 1960s music building at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. The PAC complements the existing facilities by focusing on performance halls. It includes the 1300-seat Jemison [...]

17 06, 2009

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – Hatfield Hall

By |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 17th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustical and mechanical systems noise and vibration control for this 49,000 sf, 600-seat proscenium theater and office building. The two-story structure also contains rehearsal and support spaces for the theater, and houses the Institute's office of Development and Alumni Relations.

16 06, 2009

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

By |2020-04-08T11:46:25-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Celebrating 40, Concert Halls, Education, Education-old, Featured, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting, Theatres|

EMPAC is a signature work of architecture that brings together four main venues as well as artist-in-residence studios, audiovisual production and post-production suites, student facilities and lab spaces for cross-disciplinary collaboration under one roof. Spaces can be used independently and [...]

16 06, 2009

Christopher Newport University – Ferguson Center for the Arts

By |2020-04-08T11:46:59-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Room acoustics, noise and vibration control, and audio/video systems design for this dynamic new facility. Phase 1 included a new 440-seat theatre, studio theatre, music faculty studios, student practice rooms, and support spaces. Phase 2, which opened in the fall [...]

16 06, 2009

California Polytechnic State University – Christopher Cohan Center

By |2020-04-08T11:46:59-06:00June 16th, 2009|Arts, Education, Education-old, Higher Education, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Acoustical design services for the multi-use 1,289-seat Sidney Harman Hall, the 180-seat classroom Philips Hall, and the multi-purpose Pavilion that holds various capacities up to 400. Also included were support spaces throughout the facility. The Christopher Cohan Center and the [...]

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