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Stories tagged with the term "historic renovation"

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Integrator Upgrades Sound at Historic Massachusetts Chapel

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on November 15, 2017 4:24 am EST

An audio upgrade at Phillips Academy Andover's historic Cochran Chapel poses a number of challenges for integrator Balanced Input. Martin Audio CDD12 speakers prove part of the solution.


Civil War-Era Church Building Gets Revitalized Sound

Posted in News on November 9, 2017 3:33 am EST

With fewer boxes, Danley Sound Labs gives First Baptist Church of Ashland, Va., an aesthetically pleasing fresh start.


Joining Buildings and Centuries

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on September 7, 2017 12:30 pm EDT

Xavier High School, a Jesuit college preparatory school, gains 33,000 square feet in the heart of Manhattan.


New Mexico Chapel Showcases Magnificent Spiral Staircase

Posted in News on July 20, 2017 12:56 pm EDT

Completed in 1878, Loretto Chapel in Sante Fe, N.M., contained no ladder or stairs to its choir loft--until a carpenter came up with a helix-shaped solution that perplexes designers to this day.


University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Old Chapel Unveiled

Posted in News on June 7, 2017 2:34 pm EDT

Finegold Alexander Architects announces the official re-opening of the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Old Chapel. The chapel, first opened in 1885, sits at the historic center of the campus.


Sound Renovation Clarifies Message in India

Posted in News on May 25, 2017 11:43 am EDT

Thane Catholic Church north of Mumbai undergoes architectural restoration and an audio upgrade.


New Orleans Church Renovation Adds Space for Contemplation

Posted in Projects  > Historic Renovation on May 1, 2017 4:08 pm EDT

A Louisiana architecture firm renovates an historic sanctuary for Saint Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, placing a new columbarium garden outside its doors.


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.


New Audio System for Historic Los Angeles Cathedral-Style Church

Posted in News on March 1, 2017 2:04 pm EST

CCI Solutions designs L-Acoustics Kiva and X Series system for a traditional worship environment at LA's First Baptist Church.


When Architecture and Technology Join Forces

Posted in Blogs & Columns  > From the Editor on June 29, 2016 11:49 am EDT

Modern churches are filled with seamlessly operating and oftentimes invisibly hidden technology -- from video screens to line array loudspeakers to security cameras. Why is this important to you as a designer of sacred space?


Virginia Church Renovates with Audio in Mind

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on June 28, 2016 3:00 pm EDT

Founded in 1863, Third Baptist Church's current building was constructed in 1903. Recently, the church underwent a major interior renovation and a modern audio system upgrade with Community Entasys loudspeakers.


Restaurant Project Gets Sound Worthy of Church

Posted in News on April 26, 2016 12:53 pm EDT

At an Illinois historic renovation project, a Martin Audio CDD solution helps performance space sound as well as speech intelligibility in an intimate venue with application to modern churches and multisites.


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.


Historic Orpheum Theater Upgrades To Multi-Use Facility

Posted in News on January 13, 2016 2:42 pm EST

A theater that has seen it all undergoes a massive renovation and restoration project, including an expanded lobby and a removable auditorium floor.


Philly’s Oldest Jewish Sanctuary Undergoes Renewal

Posted in Projects  > AVL Upgrade on November 30, 2015 10:35 am EST

Rodeph Shalom's historic building in the heart of the city, built in 1928, undergoes major renovation -- including a new sound system.