The Montgomery Bell Academy new Burkholder Wellness Center features a 1,588-seat Event Center, 21,700 square foot three court Practice Gym, 11,500 square foot Wrestling Gym, and 22,000 square foot Practice Field. The Event Center is designed to function as a sports venue as well as a concert and assembly space. It features both permanent and portable sound reinforcement system with video projection capability along with retractable bleachers, flexible AV connectivity, controlled acoustics, and a pipe and drape system to accommodate the flexibility to set up in center court, half court, and end-stage configurations. The Practice Gym has flexible seating, AV capability, and carefully designed acoustics for all-school banquets and lecture events. Other spaces include an 8,500 square foot fitness room, squash courts, golf simulator rooms, multipurpose meeting rooms, a training room, locker rooms, and offices. Kirkegaard provided acoustics and audiovisual services.

Project Details
Audiovisual Systems Design
Mechanical Noise Control
Room Acoustics Design
Sound Isolation
Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC, Architect, Nashville, TN
Schuler Shook
$76 million