Auditorium

Foothill Ranch, California, | March, 2020 - Design and Architecture Norway, known as DOGA, describes itself as a driving force for sustainable value creation through design and architecture. The organization looks to facilitate collaboration between creative talents and businesses and work to strengthen the role of design and architecture in…

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Doha, Qatar | July, 2019 - In the 2nd century, Ptolemy wrote "Catara" as the first known designation on a map for what we now know as the Qatar Peninsula. The Katara Cultural Village, named from an 18th century variant on Ptolemy's name, is a 21st century project in Qatar's…

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Suhl, Thuringia, Germany | April, 2019 - For hundreds of years, arts venues in Europe were designed to have acoustics that supported the type of performance to which each was dedicated. Theaters had short reverberation times for greater intelligibility and concert halls longer times for richness, while opera houses fell…

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan | February, 2019 - Situated on the northeast corner of Kaohsiung's 47-hectare (24.46 acre) Weiwuying Metropolitan Park, the graceful National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, or Weiwuying, flows more than rises from the lush surrounding vegetation. Its Recital Hall, Concert Hall, Playhouse, and Opera House combine with an…

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Antwerp, Belgium | May, 2017 - Few classical concert halls are as grand or as well-equipped as the Queen Elisabeth Hall (QEH), and its accompanying congress center in Antwerp, Belgium. Having recently reopened its doors after a multi-year development program, the renowned home of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic has been…

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New York, NY | May, 2017 - Holding stately court near the entry to the Central Park Zoo, the Arsenal is one of only two buildings on the park grounds that predate Central Park itself. Built between 1847 and 1851 as a storehouse for arms, the building's history has been…

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Bogotá, Colombia | April, 2017 - Since its founding in December 1653, the Universidad del Rosario has never interrupted instruction except for a brief period in 1819 when Spain attempted to reconquer Colombia. So important is the university's role in the nation's history that it is known as "the Cradle…

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Worcester, MA | March, 2017 - Founded in 1843 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the College of the Holy Cross is ranked among the leading four-year liberal arts colleges and offers one of the most beautiful urban college campuses in the U.S. Its Henry M. Hogan Campus Center offers a…

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Singapore | December, 2016 - Education standards in Singapore rank among the highest in the world, and the facilities to be found in Singaporean schools are suitably impressive. The most recent example can be found within the state-of-the-art senior school campus at Dulwich College (Singapore), where an impressive 700 seat…

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Joplin, MO | June, 2016 - In May of 2011, a catastrophic F-5 category tornado ripped through Joplin, killing 158 people and leaving a mile-wide swath of devastation in its wake. Joplin High School was one of many buildings destroyed, its students and faculty forced to scatter among multiple temporary…

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New York, NY | May, 2016 - When a venue is renowned for superb acoustics, unobstructed sightlines, and world-class artists, its sound system had better be equally outstanding. Nobody knows that better than the management of the legendary Town Hall in midtown Manhattan. The auditorium has been one of the…

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Bangkok, Thailand | September, 2015 - Bank of Thailand's headquarters in Bangkok has recently undergone a major technology refit and renovation, incorporating integrated AV and IT systems designed and implemented by systems integrators Vichai Trading 1983.Originally constructed some 40 years ago, the building's communications infrastructure has been completely updated from…

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Jiangsu Province, China | June, 2015 - Founded in 1911 as Jiangsu Province Third Normal School, Wuxi Higher Normal School has a storied reputation as one of the province's oldest and most respected institutes of higher education. As it marks its second century, the school's burgeoning campus has grown to…

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Hong Kong | December, 2014 - Hong Kong has long been known for its breathtaking skyline, and the compelling geometric profile of the I.M. Pei-designed Bank of China Tower is a prominent jewel of the city's glimmering urban landscape. Occupying the top floor of this 70-story masterpiece is a large…

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Roebuck, SC | November, 2014 - The newly-built District Six Fine Arts Center in Roebuck, South Carolina is a multi-use auditorium that serves all the schools in the area, as well as the community overall. Located on the Dorman High School Campus, the Center's 1,500 seat auditorium hosts a diverse…

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Chongqing, People's Republic of China | October, 2014 - Located at the confluence of the Jialing Jiang and Yangtze Rivers, Chongqing International Expo Center is one of the world's ten largest convention centers, and the largest in western China. Designed and built by Insigma Systems Engineering Co, Ltd., and owned…

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Bismarck, ND | August, 2014 - Located in the capital city of Bismarck, North Dakota's Legislative Assembly building is home to the state's Senate and House of Representative chambers. Known as the "Skyscraper on the Prairie," the 19-story tower was constructed during the Great Depression, and to this day stands…

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Oakville, ON | July, 2014 - When Allan Merriam committed to building an auditorium for the students of Merriam School of Music, he took the same approach he's taken over his lengthy career – no compromise. Long heralded as a visionary in music education, Merriam's eponymous school is renowned for…

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Banská Bystrica, Slovakia | July, 2014 - One of the region's most respected institutions, Slovak Medical University has recently completed a major renovation and reconstruction project at their campus in Banská Bystrica. The multi-functional complex includes several classrooms, student dormitories, and a large, multi-purpose auditorium and presentation hall, used for…

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Oslo, Norway | June, 2014 - The University of Oslo is recognized as one of Northern Europe's most prestigious institutions, ranking among the world's top 100 universities. With a strong focus on Science, Law, and Medicine, the University's School of Dentistry is among the most respected teaching facilities of its…

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Astana, Kazakhstan | June, 2014 - Designated as the country's official capital in 1997, Astana is Kazakhstan's second largest city, and the world's second coldest capital. Despite its less than balmy climes, Astana has experienced a boom in development in recent years, with millions invested in parks, government buildings, and…

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Wuhu City, Anhui Province, China | June, 2014 -Covering nearly 11 km (7 mi) along the Southeast bank of the Yangtze River, the Wuhu Shimao Riviera Garden has added a new landmark to the city's skyline. The project combines luxury residential buildings, an international five-star hotel complex, and a host…

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Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China | May, 2014 - On a busy thoroughfare in Changzhou's Wujin District, the aptly named Phoenix Valley Cultural Center stretches its wings over more than 156,000 square feet. The vast complex is the largest and most modern of its kind, an urban nexus that is…

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Long Beach, CA | February, 2014 - Covered on the outside by one of the world's largest murals, "Planet Ocean," The Long Beach Arena is an unmistakable part of the city's skyline. Built in the early 1960s as part of the greater Long Beach Convention Center, the Arena is also…

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Slovak National Theatre Upgrades to IC Live Bratislava, Slovakia | November, 2013 - Completed in 1886, the Slovak National Theatre was designed by Viennese architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer. Since 1920, the ornate, 1,000-seat building has been the seat of the Slovak National Theatre opera and ballet ensembles. The…

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Beijing, China | October, 2013 - An icon of the modern People's Republic of China, Beijing's Great Hall of the People is truly a towering architectural achievement. The 1.9million square foot (171,800 sq m) hall, overlooking the city's Tiananmen Square, was originally constructed in just 10 months, officially opening in…

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Beirut, Lebanon | October, 2013 - The tall, domed central hall of the Lebanese Parliament building in Beirut has long been known as an acoustically challenging environment. But after many years and numerous attempts, a recent renovation has brought the building's rogue reverberation under control, bringing clarity and high intelligibility…

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Vance, AL | July, 2013 - The Mercedes-Benz U.S. plant in Vance, Alabama, sees a lot of foot traffic. Not only does it serve as the manufacturing base for all Mercedes-Benz SUVs, it is also part of AIDT, a program launched by the Alabama state government in 1971 to train…

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Worcester, MA | July, 2013 - The Boston metropolitan area is home to a number of colleges and universities rich in history and tradition. Among them, College of the Holy Cross stands out as one of the first Roman Catholic colleges in the region, if not the entire country. Its…

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Baku, Azerbaijan | June, 2013 - If ever there was a work of architecture that called for performance technology worthy of its sleek and lustrous lines, then the curvaceous, otherworldly Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, must surely be it.An architectural icon in this oil-rich city, its…

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Chicago, IL | May, 2013 - The roots of Chicago's Union League Club date back to the Civil War, when an elite group of northerners formed the Union League of America as a defense against radical Confederate sympathizers in the north. The Club, which boasts locations in several major cities,…

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Danbury, CT | April, 2013 - Besides their corporate headquarters in southern California, MannKind Pharmaceuticals maintains two other campuses, including their technical operations team, located in Danbury, CT. It's a busy campus, hosting several hundred employees involved in the company's manufacturing, engineering, and quality assurance divisions.The campus' central meeting point…

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