June 22, 2011
The lastest installment of our weekly collaboration with Life + Times is up and, appropriately enough for Jay-Z’s editorial property, it’s all about the soundwaves. Click here to check out the full post!
Concert hall design has a holistic effect on audience experience: acoustics reverberate wildly off one material or another, while seat placement is key in producing an authentic listening environment. (ust consider the difference between Carnegie Hall and a basement punk show.) From an intimate 300-person performance space rented out by the New York city local government to a sprawling performance arts complex in Sweden, to a Dallas theater designed by one of the world’s leading architecture protégés, these concert venues appeal to all five senses — not only sound.