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Stories tagged with the term "acoustics"

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Australian Church Built on Solid Sound From the Ground Up

Posted in Projects  > New Build on May 10, 2017 8:41 am EDT

After renting space for years, Good Success Church gets a new building in Jandakot, south of Perth, Australia, complete with a new custom-designed AVL system.


Liberty University Concert Hall Delivers Acoustic Flexibility

Posted in News on May 9, 2017 1:37 pm EDT

Architectural design combines with Meyer Sound's Constellation system, affording exciting opportunities to craft aural environments in the university's state-of-the-art, three-story concert hall in Virginia.


Pretty Place Chapel Called Heaven on Earth

Posted in News on May 8, 2017 9:04 am EDT

An outdoor sanctuary in the Blue Ridge Mountains, designed on the edge of a cliff, invites travelers searching for spirituality and a piece of serenity.


Texas Church Renovation Takes Sight & Sound to Heart

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on May 4, 2017 1:20 pm EDT

Fort Worth-based Electro Acoustics teams up with Scott Martsolf Architecture to help First Christian Church of Plano reach out to the next generation without losing the current one.


A Talk With Richard S. Vosko

Posted in Practice  > General on March 29, 2017 4:30 pm EDT

In an exclusive interview with Church Designer magazine, Vosko, a veteran liturgical design consultant, examines the role of the church architect over the years.


Modern AVL Design for Ancient Spaces

Posted in Education  > Resources on March 27, 2017 6:10 pm EDT

In a true problem-solution scenario, New York-based Walters-Storyk Design Group is tasked with perfecting acoustic clarity and speech intelligibility in two Miami synagogues -- all the while maintaining ancient traditions.


Can You Fast-Track or Value-Engineer Creative Thinking?

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on March 24, 2017 3:00 pm EDT

Not successfully, our Church Designer sources and readers report. Projects turn out best when all relevant design experts are called in for input at the earliest stages of design.


Taming Sound & Combatting Noise

Posted in Practice  > Tools on February 28, 2017 11:37 am EST

Acoustics First Corp. talks issues of taming sound and combatting noise in the church setting--with a look at futuristic acoustic solutions.


Superb Multiuse Sound: An Oxymoron?

Posted in Education  > Resources on February 28, 2017 10:46 am EST

Good sound system specification can help create synergies for multi-use spaces.


Famed Montreal Cathdral Achieves Divine Sound

Posted in Projects on January 31, 2017 9:49 am EST

Montreal's acoustically challenging Marie-Reine-Du-Monde Basilique Cathedrale gets a discreet, intelligible sound solution with Iconyx digitally steerable line arrays from Renkus-Heinz.


Principled Design

Posted in Projects  > Sustainability Focus on December 30, 2016 3:33 pm EST

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon builds a new home and a solid purpose.


Reinventing Intelligibility at Finland’s Lakeuden Risti Church

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on December 19, 2016 12:59 pm EST

Located in the town of Seinajoki, the Lutheran church was designed by renowned Finnish architect Alvar Aalto, yet it proved to be an acoustically challenging space for the spoken word. Now, those seated at the rear of the church can hear each word.


Acoustic Options To Note

Posted in Education  > Resources on November 29, 2016 12:46 pm EST

Church Designer checked in with several manufacturers whose acoustic products are commonly spec'd within worship spaces. Our goal: to find out if there are any common denominators among their church-ready products. You be the judge.


Coptic Orthodox Church in Qatar Fills a Sound Void

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on October 27, 2016 12:41 pm EDT

Renkus-Heinz's Iconyx technology helps church reach even its very back pews with clear, intelligible sound.


Five Key Areas Where Church End-Users Are Looking to AECs for Guidance

Posted in Education  > Resources on October 1, 2016 12:52 pm EDT

DIY church design and worship space projects rarely end in success. Here are some key points why your clients should -- and most times, will -- turn to you for expertise, planning and execution.

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