27 07, 2022

TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park

By |2022-09-15T17:02:47-06:00July 27th, 2022|Amphitheatres, Civic, Projects|

The new TCU Pavilion offers a huge step forward in the concertgoing experience for performers and audiences alike. Kirkegaard worked with Axis Architecture and Theatre Projects Consultants from the earliest planning stages to work out a comprehensive approach to the…

7 07, 2022

Lincoln Park Zoo – Lion House Noise Issue

By |2022-07-12T10:26:34-06:00July 7th, 2022|Civic, Projects, zoo|

The Pepper Family Wildlife Center was a $41 million renovation, restoration and expansion of the historic lion house at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo. The 54,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility nearly doubles the size of the previous lion habitat and provides increased transparency [...]

6 05, 2022

Spring Valley Academy Fritzsche Center for Worship & the Performing Arts

By |2022-06-26T19:05:26-06:00May 6th, 2022|Civic, Performing Arts Centers, Projects|

Spring Valley Academy in the suburbs of Dayton OH is a K-12 private school affiliated with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The school has strong programs in the arts but no formal performance space. The Fritzsche Center is a new addition…

23 05, 2011

Olivet Nazarene University – Betty and Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel

By |2022-06-26T12:04:29-06:00May 23rd, 2011|Education, Higher Education, Projects, Recording and Broadcasting, Worship|

The new Betty and Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel is ONU’s central gathering space for its student body, faculty and staff. In addition to supporting regular campus events and worship services, it also hosts numerous performances, including high-energy praise bands, orchestra,…

25 04, 2011

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

By |2022-06-26T11:58:17-06:00April 25th, 2011|Civic, Projects, Worship|

The dramatic new Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values combines wood, glass and stone to create a warm but strikingly modern interior, matched by a warmly reverberant acoustic. The chapel is a non-denominational worship space as well as…

21 04, 2011

San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building – 4th Floor Tenant Improvements

By |2022-06-14T08:40:59-06:00April 21st, 2011|Civic, Projects, Recital Halls|

This renovation focused on transforming a 35,000 gsf Designated City Landmark into functional rehearsal, performance, support, and office spaces for the San Francisco Opera. Kirkegaard's design services encompass room acoustics, sound isolation design, and mechanical noise and vibration control consulting…

18 06, 2009

Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

By |2022-05-11T20:48:48-06:00June 18th, 2009|Civic, Museums, Projects|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise, and audio/video systems consulting services for this new 64,000 gsf facility. The building features a 270-seat lecture hall, library, computer center, meeting rooms, and presentation spaces. At the heart of the museum is an immersive multimedia…

18 06, 2009

Agnes Scott College – McCain Library

By |2022-06-14T11:11:24-06:00June 18th, 2009|Civic, Libraries, Projects|

Renovation of Agnes Scott College's existing McCain Library to create more than 70,000 assignable square feet of space. Completed in 2001, the renovation included the enclosure of the courtyard garden and the creation of new study and reading spaces.The construction…

17 06, 2009

Wesleyan University Memorial Chapel

By |2022-06-26T18:54:18-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Civic, Projects, Worship|

Room acoustics, mechanical noise, and AV systems consulting services for this historic space. Constructed in 1871, the Memorial Chapel serves as a major teaching and assembly space for the University. The Memorial Chapel will ultimately be the largest assembly space…

17 06, 2009

United Theological Seminary – Bigelow Chapel

By |2022-06-14T11:08:38-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Civic, Projects, Worship|

The Bigelow Chapel at the United Theological Seminary in Minneapolis demonstrates that modern architecture can be visually stunning while maintaining warmth and intimacy. The most striking element of the design is a series of translucent ribbons that rise from the…

17 06, 2009

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary – Broadus Chapel

By |2022-06-26T11:32:42-06:00June 17th, 2009|Civic, Projects, Worship|

In this project, a drab dining hall in a 1950s office and classrooms building was converted into a small jewel of a chapel. The classical detailing of the new 200-seat interior conceals careful treatments for flutter and echo control. The…

17 06, 2009

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – The John R. and Elizabeth L. White Chapel

By |2022-06-26T11:22:54-06:00June 17th, 2009|Civic, Projects, Worship|

Room acoustics and mechanical noise consulting services for this spectacular non-denominational worship facility. The 5,000 square foot wedge-shaped building features stainless steel exterior panels, which makes it a stunning focal point across the campus lake.

17 06, 2009

Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

By |2022-06-16T21:12:41-06:00June 17th, 2009|Awards, Civic, Projects, Worship|

Comprehensive acoustics, audio/video design, and mechanical noise control services for Houston's new Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Inspired by the Romanesque style, this magnificent space holds 1,800 seats with room for 200 additional temporary chairs. The limestone structure exhibits a…

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