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Stories tagged with the term "aesthetics"

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Breaking Down Sightlines

Posted in Education  > Resources on December 31, 2017 12:30 pm EST

There's more to the concept of sightlines than unobstructed views to the worship space platform. A comprehensive look from the architect's point of view.


Historic Minneapolis Church Moves to Line Array Loudspeakers

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on October 13, 2017 11:27 am EDT

Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, a landmark stone building finished in 1928, opts for a modern solution to improve intelligibility while preserving aesthetics.


Swiss Church Upgraded for Audio Intelligibility and Aesthetics

Posted in News on September 27, 2017 1:33 pm EDT

Meyer Sound column array loudspeakers expand multimedia coverage options in the sanctuary of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the Swiss town of Brig.


Manitoba Church’s Sound Thrives with Beam-Steering Technology

Posted in News on August 24, 2017 3:40 pm EDT

A system based on Renkus-Heinz's IC Live Gen5 series helps a church with diverse audio needs attain better sound in a visually discreet way.


The Art of Hidden Sound

Posted in News on August 3, 2017 4:43 pm EDT

Acoustics is everything in making sure the Word is heard. One manufacturer shares thoughts on how to guide your clients wisely.


Aeolian Sound Diffuser

Posted in Materials on July 27, 2017 10:08 am EDT

The Aeolian Sound Diffuser from Acoustics First creates a unique aesthetic while improving acoustics. The entire diffuser is asymmetric, with each edge designed to vary in height by less than the width between them, creating an implied symmetry.


Usu: Form Invites Function

Posted in Materials on July 1, 2017 2:46 pm EDT

A look at gathering-space appropriate Usu, a four-legged stackable folding table from Howe.


Borgo Offers Up Chair Art

Posted in Materials on May 2, 2017 12:25 pm EDT

Mariquita, on display at AIA 2017 this spring, is a family of fun, playful seating options designed to liven up any space with flair and comfort.


Case Study: Disappearing LED Video Wall Boosts Traditional Church

Posted in News on February 14, 2017 1:20 pm EST

A Texas church upgrade includes a massive LED video wall in a traditional sanctuary. As such, when not in use, the high tech wall virtually disappears -- leaving the space's original aesthetics intact.


Skyfold Classic 60 Acoustic Wall Offers Fresh Take on Operability

Posted in Materials on September 8, 2016 2:59 pm EDT

Vertical retractable wall offers state-of-the-art acoustics with a 60 Sound Transmission Class (STC).


AVL Designer Adapts Sound Reinforcement System to Dallas New Build

Posted in Projects  > New Build on June 14, 2016 10:22 am EDT

A 500-seat sanctuary is blanketed in sound with expertly hidden EAW Anya loudspeakers.


Connecticut Basilica Gets a Discreet Sound Solution

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on March 1, 2016 10:06 am EST

An audio upgrade at the Basilica of the Immacuate Conception in Waterbury, Conn., helps address aesthetic and acoustical issues.


Colorado Playground Cast-Off Becomes Decor in San Francisco

Posted in Materials on February 9, 2016 9:30 am EST

A designer's vision transforms waffled, translucent tiles from an old Colorado playground into a dividing wall for an upscale West Coast restaurant.


University Chapel in Syracuse, N.Y., Dons New Sound System With Steered Beams

Posted in Projects on January 12, 2016 9:44 am EST

DCI Sound specs Renkus-Heinz Iconyx Gen5 loudspeakers to deliver music and speech intelligibility to prestigious venue with diverse needs.


Steady Growth Leads to Complete Sanctuary Audio Overhaul in Upper Midwest

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on January 1, 2016 12:46 pm EST

Minnesota church opts for progressive sound system upgrade, installing Yamaha NEXO line arrays.