Senate Garage

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2017-05-26T16:47:33+00:00

Overview Situated directly in front of Kingston, NY’s historic Senate House Museum, The Senate Garage represents the city’s newest and most sophisticated “industrial” event venue. The 7500 sq. ft. converted garage (circa 1921) has been repurposed to accommodate up to 450 guests for an array of events that runs the gamut from weddings, to birthday [...]

Torre Banco Macro

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2017-05-26T16:46:22+00:00

Overview  Designed by leading New Haven, CT-based architectural firm Pelli Clarke Pelli, the 30-​story Banco Macro headquarters tower is distinguished by an oval profile, which rises with a gentle inward-curving plane. This sculptural shape efficiently fits the building into its irregularly-​shaped five-​sided site on Catalinas Norte, B.A.’s “Wall Street.” Program The two triple-height top floors for executive [...]

Tissot Arena

2017-04-30T21:44:27+00:00

Overview The Tissot Arena is a multi-faceted sports/entertainment venue in Bern, Switzerland. The complex is comprised of a football stadium with a capacity of 5,200 (expandable to 10,000), and a 6’521-seat ice hockey arena with a 6 rink curling hall and an ice skating rink. Primary lessees include the ten-team Swiss Challenge League football club, the FC Biel-Bienne football team, [...]

55TEC Studio

2017-05-22T05:26:15+00:00

Overview In announcing the completion of 55TEC Recording Studios owner Li You, a Golden Melody Award-winning recording engineer said, “With China now acknowledged as the world’s second largest economy, we have seen a tremendous increase in the market for popular music. Over the past ten years a number of major artists have developed huge loyal [...]

Wallis Annenberg Hall Lobby – University of Southern California

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2017-05-26T16:48:00+00:00

Overview The University of Southern California’s Wallis Annenberg Hall in Los Angeles is a $150 million building dedicated to media education, communication and production. Completed in 2014, the 88,000 sq. ft. structure is distinguished by a dramatic 360° ‘converged media’ center, outfitted with a circular ‘assignment desk’ which is crowned by a media ‘halo’ of [...]

Blue Table Post

2017-05-15T22:36:01+00:00

Overview Blue Table Post, is an ultra-modern video/audio post-production complex with an artisan-based creative philosophy and a future-proofed technology core. Designed to support the creative talents of triple Emmy-winning editor Oliver Lief, Emmy-winning recording mixer/sound designer Rich Cutler, and senior colorist/vfx artist Begonia Colomar, the complex is situated in a handsomely renovated five storey building, [...]

Melrose Ballroom

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2016-09-09T00:06:05+00:00

Overview  The Melrose Ballroom is one of NYC’s most unusual live music and private event venues. A sprawling 25,000 sq. ft. four-story building just across Manhattan’s Queensboro Bridge, the recently completed structure features a 5,000 sq. ft. Main Ballroom with a 20’ ceiling height, a 2250 sq. ft. Mezzanine overlooking the ballroom, a 1400 sq. [...]

Hilton Garden Inn

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2016-09-07T21:02:13+00:00

Overview Uruguay recently welcomed its first Hilton Hotel. The elegant (and eye-catching) new Garden Inn was completed last year in Montevideo. Overlooking the world-famous Bay, the Hilton features 172 luxurious rooms, an excellent restaurant, bar, heated indoor pool, gym spectacular views from its sixteen floors and many other amenities, this distinctive “triangular-shaped” high-rise also benefits [...]

Young Israel Synagogue

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2017-04-18T21:06:47+00:00

Overview Orthodox Jewish congregations are not permitted to employ electronic sound reinforcement or amplification technology in their temples. Acoustic design therefore, plays a critical role in assuring acceptable levels of speech intelligibility for their services. This issue was a paramount concern when Miami’s Young Israel Temple began planning their new Shul. To compensate for the [...]

International School of Panama Performing Arts Center

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2017-05-26T16:47:45+00:00

Overview The International School of Panama’s Performing Arts Center is a ​550 seat multinational theater designed by Mallol & Mallol, which represents the most advanced and best-equipped venue of its kind in the country. Approached through a large entrance square, with separate areas designated for outdoor activities and performances, the theater was created to serve [...]

Undisclosed Location Studios

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2016-10-09T17:17:33+00:00

Overview When designing their 5,000 sq. ft. DC-area home, Matt MacPhail and his wife, Ann Lyles MacPhail agreed on one somewhat unorthodox ‘must have;’ a full up, professionally designed, acoustically superlative recording studio for their thriving audio production business, News At Eleven Productions. Having done their work over the past fifteen years in a variety [...]

Estudio 13

2016-08-04T23:35:43+00:00

Overview For over seventeen years, Estudio 13 recorded diverse projects in their original Mexico City facility and, on location in major concert halls. This on-going success led to the need for a larger, more acoustically advanced recording space. Company Head Producer/Musical Director, José Francisco Aguilera, and Studio Operations/Project Manager, Eduardo Acosta agreed that expansion was [...]

Bamyasi Studio

2016-10-27T16:25:32+00:00

Overview With over ten-years experience in creating fresh, relevant, story-focused sound for TV commercials, networks, record labels, brands, films and video games, director/producer Christian Cooley was ready to expand to a full service audio production facility to meet his growing client needs. With credits ranging from Coors, Head & Shoulders, Gamesa and Cadillac, he knew [...]

Tehran Music Sound Stage

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2016-06-14T16:13:25+00:00

Overview The Tehran Music Sound Stage is a 5000 sq. ft. (465 sq. m.) multi-purpose music production/ recording/rehearsal/practice and performance complex. Set two floors below ground to improve isolation from street noise, the complex features a custom built, 481sq. ft. (44,686 m²) floating control room, a spacious 112 sq. ft. (10 sq. m.) sound lock, [...]

VSL Synchron Stage

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2017-02-21T01:13:23+00:00

Overview  A leading developer of orchestral sample libraries and music production software, the VSL Synchron Stage enlisted WSDG, to upgrade its historical (circa 1940) scoring stage into a cutting-edge recording facility. The reconfigured complex now provides enhanced acoustics and cutting edge technology for recording film music and, the full spectrum of orchestral and choral works. [...]

Boston Symphony Orchestra Control Room

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2017-04-30T19:21:21+00:00

32nd TEC AWARD WINNER! Overview A cultural icon for 134 years, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is world-renowned for the excellence and diversity of its performances. Broadcast from Symphony Hall, via radio, TV and the Internet, these symphonic and ‘Boston Pops’ concerts encompass the entire spectrum of classical and contemporary music, from Rachmaninoff to Manilow. After over [...]

Clap Studios

2016-01-28T22:27:10+00:00

Overview Medellin, the second largest city in Colombia, is committed to establishing itself as a leader in that country’s film, TV and audio production/post production industry. In 2011 three of the countries most successful experts in the field joined together to create Clap Studios, a state-of-the-art Dolby® dubbing theater. To insure the highest level aesthetic [...]

WildSound Studios

2016-09-19T04:48:21+00:00

Overview Introduced in 2003 by Mike Idioma, one of the Philippines’ most accomplished sound engineers, WildSound quickly built a reputation for feature film and commercial location recording and eventually for providing top-drawer sound recording equipment rentals. By 2007 the firm was considered one of the most innovative audio production firms in the country, and was [...]

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music (EMCM)

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2016-01-28T22:29:06+00:00

Overview Seven years after Hurricane Katrina wrecked havoc with ‘The Big Easy,’ 70,000+ volunteers led by artist/activists, Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. had accomplished a miracle. They raised the funds and contributed the sweat equity to build 72 single-family homes, 10 elder-friendly apartments, and the 17,000 sq. ft. Ellis Marsalis Center for Music/Musician’s Village [...]

Katara Studios

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2016-07-09T18:11:15+00:00

Overview Doha, the capitol and principal city of Qatar, has welcomed the completion of Katara Studios, one of the Middle East’s largest and most technically advanced recording/audio production complexes. Created by WSDG, the 65, 000 ft2/6040 m2 compound, represents a major facet the Katara Committee’s mandate to establish Doha as one of the most vibrant media [...]

ESPM Broadcast Teaching Center

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2016-01-28T22:32:44+00:00

Overview ESPM, one of Brazil’s premiere institutes of higher learning has inaugurated a cutting edge Broadcast Teaching Center for its São Paulo Journalism Campus. Positioned as an elliptical, six-station teaching island, the 45m2 / 480ft2 classroom/production center provides students with full visual access to all production/broadcast activity. The classroom enables students to immerse themselves in [...]

Club NEO

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2016-01-28T22:33:39+00:00

Overview NEO, is a dazzling new club/bar/restaurant located on the ground floor of an upscale high-rise in Zurich’s burgeoning Europaallee Sector. Although the rapidly gentrifying area is adjacent to the Swiss Railroad Mainstation, the local residents’ chic demographic makes late night clamor particularly objectionable. Sensitive to potential neighborhood noise issues, the venue owners resolved to [...]

Parque Viva (Viva Park)

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2016-01-28T22:34:28+00:00

Overview Viva Park, Central America’s first sports/entertainment/corporate events center is built on the 300,000 m2 / 3,229,173 ft2 grounds of a former auto racetrack. The venue creatively combines three separate attractions within a picturesque, estate-like setting. The Amphitheater is designed to host audiences of up to 16,000 fans for rock shows and other live performances. [...]

Huber Music Room

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2016-01-28T22:35:38+00:00

Overview An inspirational view of the Pacific coastline melds with flawless acoustics to establish the ultimate creative environment for musician/businessman, Chris Huber’s personal studio. Music has always been an integral part of Huber’s lifestyle, and when he bought a family home in Carlsbad, CA, he knew exactly where the studio would live. A primary aesthetic [...]

El Aleph Luxury Residence / Hotel Complex

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2016-01-28T22:36:35+00:00

Overview A luxury apartment building /100-room hotel, El Aleph anchors the redevelopment of Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires’ former industrial port district. Adding new life and excitement to the city’s waterfront area, this ambitious project represents the final chapter of the Faena Arts and Technology District’s transformation. Comprised of three mixed-use residential schemes, the development creates [...]

Graeme Judd Voiceover Studio

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2016-02-23T04:35:48+00:00

Overview  A prolific voiceover artist with credits ranging from CBS to E!, Lifetime, CTV and MTV, Graeme Judd needed a first tier personal recording studio. A decision to build a family home in Calgary provided an ideal opportunity to realize that goal. Spending countless hours in front of a microphone recording network promos, TV and [...]

Harman Flagship Store Listening Room

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2016-01-28T22:40:18+00:00

Overview  Harman International acquired an expansive space at 527 Madison Avenue at 54th Street for its flagship experience center. Designed to showcase their full range of consumer and audiophile equipment, the street level is devoted to Harman’s AKG®, Harman Kardon®, JBL®, and other respected brands. The lower level features a screening room and, behind a [...]

Sky Harbor Studios – Adam Young

2016-01-28T22:42:11+00:00

Overview  Starting from scratch in 2007 in his parents basement, unknown singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist, Adam Young quickly evolved from iTunes sales to a major deal with Republic Records and on to Fireflies, a six-time platinum single, from his Ocean Eyes debut album (certified platinum in 2010). Increasing critical and commercial success inspired Young to support his creativity [...]

Dream Asylum

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2016-03-03T03:46:44+00:00

  31st TEC AWARD NOMINEE   Overview One of the contemporary music scene’s most prolific hit producers, Nate ‘Danja’ Hills and partner Marcella Araica have added a cutting edge, Walters-Storyk Design Group recording studio to their N.A.R.S. (New Age Rock Stars) label. Recognized for their work with artists ranging from Britney Spears and Madonna to Justin Timberlake Mary [...]

Artist For Peace And Justice

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2016-01-28T22:44:13+00:00

Overview The massive destruction that wracked Haiti by 2008’s Hurricane Hanna (and devastating 2010 earthquake) inspired a deluge of volunteerism, and support from around the world. One of the ongoing positives to spring from those disasters is Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ). This nonprofit organization has committed its energies and resources to the development [...]

Jazz at Lincoln Center

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2017-04-30T18:45:49+00:00

Overview In October, 2004 when the Jazz at Lincoln Center complex opened in NYC, Artistic Director,” Wynton Marsalis, remarked, “Most concert halls were designed for symphonic music, not jazz. Most of the time, we play in halls that have too much echo for our music. The tail of the echo is so long that it [...]

TSR – Télévision Suisse Romande

2016-01-28T22:51:46+00:00

Overview Télévision Suisse Romande (TSR) is Switzerland's national broadcaster for the French speaking section of the country. This beautiful and peaceful area with cities and villages as renowned as Geneva, Gruyère or Montreux is home to a national and international mix of personalities, some of them well-known celebrities such as Phil Collins or Michael Schumacher. The TSR tower, [...]

Synchrosound Studios

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2016-01-28T22:54:39+00:00

Overview Situated at the southern tip of Southeast Asia, Malaysia elicits exotic images of verdant rain forests and vast mountain ranges. In sharp contrast to this primordial impression, Kuala Lumpur, its coastal capital is rapidly achieving an international reputation as the technologically dominant metropolis of this rapidly evolving region. Targeted at the Far East’s burgeoning [...]

The Shannon Rose – Irish Pub

2016-01-28T23:03:17+00:00

Among the most unique and popular of New Jersey’s gathering spots, the Shannon Rose, combines authentic Irish Pub interior and exterior architecture with an abundance of traditional Irish food and drink.  The result, an extremely convivial Gaelic vibeFor diners and imbibers both however, the noise level at the Woodbridge Shannon Rose (one of three sister [...]

Allaire Studios

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2016-01-28T23:04:33+00:00

Overview Set in one of the most breathtakingly picturesque locations in upstate New York, Allaire studios is located in a 1928 estate on 20 acres of mountaintop overlooking Woodstock, the Catskills, and the Ashokan Reservoir. Built within the 2000 square foot "Great Room"–with a vaulted 45 foot high ceiling–the live room has already hosted such [...]

The Church Studios / Paul Epworth

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2017-05-25T16:57:21+00:00

  31st TEC AWARD WINNER! Overview Originally built in 1855, the Crouch End Church was bought by Eurythmics’ producer/artist Dave Stewart in 1984, and reborn as The Church Studios where he worked with artists ranging from Dylan and Depeche Mode to Annie Lennox. Recording star David Gray purchased the studio in 2004 and further expanded its [...]

Novartis

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2016-01-28T23:29:46+00:00

Overview Novartis is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. A highlight of the campus, which aims to offer a well designed and comfortable place for collaboration, is an all- glass building designed by Frank Gehry. Inside is a master auditorium with next-generation audio, video, system control and conferencing [...]

MonkMusic

2016-01-28T23:32:35+00:00

Overview Multi-Grammy winning engineer Cynthia Daniels has added MonkMusic, a sophisticated recording studio, to her East Hampton home. Catering to a first-tier client base, which includes ‘local’ residents Paul McCartney and Alec Baldwin required superb acoustics and elegant aesthetics. To meet these goals, Daniels reached out to Walters-Storyk Design Group . “I was on a [...]

Madero Walk Eventos

2016-01-28T23:37:16+00:00

Overview Immediately establishing itself as a Buenos Aires architectural icon, Madero Walk Eventos is a 96,875 sq. ft. multi-purpose event destination berthed at #1 Puerto Madero Dock on B.A.’s trendy waterfront.  Opened in May 2013, this luxurious venue is designed to host private parties, weddings and a variety of corporate and social events.  Featuring over [...]

Los Molinos – Faena Arts Center

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2016-01-28T23:38:44+00:00

Overview The Puerto Madero (old port) in Buenos Aires has for years been an area of rebirth and architectural revitalization. It is home to numerous new restaurants, media businesses, clubs and hotels. As a part of Alan Faena's real estate undertakings in Puerto Madero, the new Faena Arts Center includes the renewal of the historic [...]

La Rioja Provincial Theater

2016-01-28T23:39:37+00:00

Overview The Government of La Rioja City, through its Architecture and Infrastructure, decided to recycle an existing space that was built in 1950, located at the center of La Rioja City in La Rioja Province, Argentina. Program The main objective was to turn this space into the principal entertainment center of the city, to promote [...]

Imfluss – Floating Stage

2016-01-28T23:44:30+00:00

Overview Imfluss, having the ambiguous meanings of "in the river" and "being in transformation", is the vision of a culturally attractive and creative space on the riverbanks of Swiss cities. This idea, created and initially started in Basel by an individual named Tino Krattiger, sets signals for an open mind, building a bridge for the [...]

Igreja Batista do Povo (IBPV)

2016-01-28T23:44:55+00:00

Overview Igreja Batista do Povo is a small baptist community located in São Paulo. In order create a distinct and acoustically balanced environment, WSDG was invited to design the interior and add all the necessary changes to the existing structure to achieve sound isolation for the building surroundings. Program The main room fits comfortably 600 [...]

Ex’pression College for Digital Arts

2016-01-28T23:50:42+00:00

Overview Situated within the music and movie industries, Silicon Valley and ".com" communities, is the home of a new educational facility, Ex’pression College for Digital Arts. The 65,000 square foot facility can be found across the bay from San Francisco, in Emeryville, California. Ex'pression is a new media arts college, where the unique teaching philosophy of [...]

EMI – Escola de Marketing Industrial

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2016-01-28T23:52:52+00:00

Overview EMI is a São Paulo-based education facility responsible for producing, developing and disseminating industrial marketing knowledge, and supporting the talent of professionals devoted to this area of business. EMI is affiliated with two of the largest educational groups in Brazil: Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) and Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Design Despite its day-to-day use [...]

Electric Lady Studios

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2016-01-28T23:53:41+00:00

Background At age 45 and counting, Electric Lady is one of the world’s first artist owned recording studios and one of the oldest, most famous and most successful studios ever. WSDG co-founder John Storyk was a 22-year-old fledgling architect fresh out of Princeton University when he was hired to design a studio for Jimi Hendrix. One [...]

Torcuato Di Tella University

2016-01-28T23:57:42+00:00

Overview A once grand, but long-abandoned, 31,000 sq. ft. state water company building, has been reclaimed as the new Di Tella University, Campus Alcorta in Buenos Aires.  A work in progress since 2004, the ambitious re-development was designed and coordinated by RDR Arquitectos, an architectural  firm with offices in Argentina and Switzerland. The multi-national, Walters-Storyk [...]

Casa FOA 2006

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2016-01-29T00:01:55+00:00

Overview Once a year, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the most respected architects and interior designers are gathered for the greatest design show called Casa Foa, along the months of October and November. Each of them present a different room designed specifically for the occasion. For the first time, WSDG is responsible for the acoustical quality [...]

Berklee College of Music – 160 Mass Ave

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2016-03-01T00:30:28+00:00

TEC AWARD WINNER 2015 ! Overview Berklee College of Music opened the doors to its 160 Massachusetts Avenue, residence tower in January 2014.  The building now features one of the largest, most progressive, and versatile professional audio teaching/production/performance complexes in the U.S.  Over three years and $100 million have been invested in the development and [...]

Beat No.1 Studios

2016-01-29T00:06:08+00:00

Overview Beat No. 1 is a professional recording studio located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Owner Daniel Colombres is a top drummer in the Argentine music world. Program The design consists of a professional recording studio with two separate recording rooms that are used as rehearsal spaces for Daniel Colombres. The project was designed on the [...]

Anel Paz – Supercharango

2016-01-29T00:08:58+00:00

Overview Supercharango is a recording and production studio located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its main activities are album recording for renowned artists and musical production for marketing. Program The main goal was to create a control room, a comfortable musical production room, and two recording rooms that could be used together or separate. Supercharango is [...]

Readeez Audio Kitchen

2016-01-29T00:11:12+00:00

Overview The Readeez Company, which makes educational videos for children, has just completed a fully featured AV facility, which also serves as founder Michael Rachap's home. Situated in Atlanta's booming Midtown, the studio blends historic ambience with eye-popping innovation. Renovations to the company's loft in the 80-year-old building began in 2005 and included having a [...]

Pira Studio – Sergio Oliva

2016-01-29T00:13:20+00:00

Overview Pira Studio is the largest studio in the City of Cordoba, Argentina. For over 20 years, it has recorded the biggest names in traditional folk and Argentinian music. The name of “PIRA” comes from his father, one of the pioneers of the audio pro scene in the country. They were looking to remodel their [...]

54 Below

2016-01-29T00:15:44+00:00

Overview 54 BELOW is an elegant performance venue in the grand tradition of NYC nightlife.  The classically designed, state-of-the art nightclub is situated directly beneath the world-famous Studio 54. Featuring high quality food and beverages and exceptional acoustics, it has quickly earned a reputation as an important addition to NY’s club scene. Program 54 Below [...]

United Pan Corporation – UPCtv

2016-01-29T01:02:34+00:00

Overview UPCtv, based in Amsterdam, is the television channel creation, marketing and distribution arm of one of the most innovative broadband communications companies in Europe, United Pan-Europe Communications (UPC). The channels are delivered from the state-of-the-art UPC Digital Media Centre television broadcast facility in Amsterdam, for analogue or digital retransmission. These services are available from the [...]

Yellow Sound Lab

2016-01-29T01:03:13+00:00

Overview A former East Village hair salon has morphed into a concise but efficient recording studio thanks to the vision of producer/engineer Michael Croiter and the space optimization skills of Walters-Storyk Design Group architect/acoustician John Storyk. Croiter, drummer for the original off (and now on) Broadway musical hit Avenue Q, had been searching for a workable (and [...]

University of Applied Sciences

2016-01-29T01:03:33+00:00

Overview The University of Applied Sciences in Solothurn, Switzerland (http://international.fhso.ch) is an educational institute that enjoys massive popularity and growth. The existing cafeteria did not provide sufficient seating capabilities for the increased student body and therefore a patio-style extension was built, directly attached to the façade of the existing cafeteria.  To keep the character of [...]

VGTRK Sound Recording Studios

2016-01-29T01:05:04+00:00

Project Team The project team consists of four parties. The client was VGTRK Sound Recording Studios (lead engineers: Boris Nekrasov and Sergey Remizov). Local project management, construction management, materials sourcing, local code compliance and engineering services was provided by I.S.P.A. Engineering in Moscow (project managers: Yuri Butko, Vadim Nerukhov and Olga Lotova). Technical systems design and integration [...]

Vivace Music

2016-01-29T01:05:33+00:00

Overview In the heart of downtown Montevideo, in Uruguay, the ¨Switzerland¨ of Latin America, Vivace Music has established a new standard of high-quality audio production. Designed to meet the recording requirements of an eclectic client base that encompasses everything from traditional Latin music to rock, jazz, pop and dance (including, The Tango), Vivace Music offers [...]

Westchester County Center

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2016-01-29T01:06:04+00:00

Overview An entrepreneur with a wide range of music business interests, Irwin Kornfeld has sparked new awareness for the eighty-year-old Westchester County Center.  A major upgrade of the facility’s acoustics, coupled with a state of the art sound system, has landed the WCC and its new “Pepe Infiniti Concert Series” on the radar of booking [...]

Vassar Chapel

2016-09-05T22:37:22+00:00

Background Founded in 1861, Vassar College is recognized as one of America's leading Liberal Arts colleges. Located in the scenic Hudson Valley, 70 miles north of New York City, this lovely campus is particularly proud of its magnificent Norman Revival Chapel. While Vassar does not have any particular religious affiliation, the college is committed to [...]

St. Ursen Cathedral

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2016-01-29T02:41:24+00:00

Overview Solothurn is recognized as Switzerland’s most significant baroque town. Its major hallmark and tourist attraction is the St. Ursen-Cathedral. In January 2011, a fire set by a mentally disturbed person massively damaged the Cathedral’s 60m x 30m/200 x 100 sq. ft. center congregation area and side aisles. A careful assessment determined that a full [...]

Iglesia Los Olivos

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2017-05-17T21:40:20+00:00

Overview ”Los Olivos” Church contacted WSDG to improve the acoustic and electro-acoustic performance of an existing space. Program After performing acoustic measurements, WSDG provided different solutions including modifications on the sound system, adjustments on the general equalization, and a critical relocation of the altar and performing area of the orchestra. Architecture & Acoustics Together with [...]

Church Le Noirmont

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2016-01-29T01:14:12+00:00

Overview The Catholic Church in Le Noirmont - a beautiful, large fan-shaped concrete building - has suffered from low speech intelligibility since its initial construction in 1969. The problems caused by highly excessive reverberation have finally been addressed by a fully integrated architectural and electro-acoustic solution that is almost invisible to the eye, which results [...]

Independência Stadium

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2016-01-29T01:14:35+00:00

Overview Officially called Estádio Raimundo Sampaio and popularly called Independência, the stadium was also inaugurated in 1950 for FIFA’s World Cup that year. It belonged to the now defunct Sete de Setembro Futebol Clube, hence the name Independence (September 7 is Brazil's Independence Day). The stadium currently leased by América Futebol Clube, which now plays [...]

Le Poisson Rouge

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2016-04-14T05:27:05+00:00

Overview Over 40 years ago, John Storyk designed a club in Greenwich Village called Cerebrum; there was much fanfare around the club, since the person commissioning it was none other than Jimi Hendrix. Decades later, WSDG has designed Le Poisson Rouge at the crossroads of the village; the club is located on Bleecker Street between [...]

KKL Luzern Concert Hall

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2016-01-29T01:16:12+00:00

Overview From its opening performance by the Berlin Philharmonic in August 1998, the KKL Luzern Concert Hall was recognized as one of the world’s great performance centers. An international landmark, both architecturally and culturally, the complex attracts music fans from around the world to its picturesque lakeside setting.  A dozen years of constant use – [...]

Shanghai State Grid Pavilion ‘Magic Box’

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2016-01-29T01:17:29+00:00

Overview In an effort to create a totally unique Pavilion exhibition, the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) commissioned ATELIER BRUECKNER of Stuttgart, Germany to design the Magic Box, a distinctive cube which appears to float within the State Grid Pavilion complex. Rated number three in China’s top ten enterprises, and a global partner of [...]

Maracanã Stadium

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2016-01-29T01:18:19+00:00

Overview The temple of Soccer officially called Estádio Jornalista Mario Filho but popularly known as Maracanã, is the biggest soccer stadium in Brazil. Inaugurated in 1950 for FIFA’s World Cup it has been stage for great moments in Brazilian and international soccer such as Pelé’s thousandth goal. The stadium will be hosting the opening and [...]

Hirslanden Group

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2016-09-05T22:40:58+00:00

Overview With 14 hospitals in all of the greater Swiss cities, and a staff of over 1600 doctors – the Hirslanden Group is one of Switzerland’s major privately-held health care providers. As one of the centerpieces of the Group’s operations, the Hirslanden Cardiac Clinic in Zurich offers the entire spectrum of modern cardiac surgery through its team [...]

Qatar Television

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2016-01-29T01:19:13+00:00

Overview Qatar Television is a world-class TV production complex created to bring relevant content from Qatar to a global online and TV audience.  Broadcast channels include: Tourism, Business, Technology, Lifestyle, and Education. The QTV complex is also designed to produce original content, press conferences, special events and a wide range of broadcast and online programming. [...]

Peloton Flagship Spinning Center

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2017-02-26T20:26:35+00:00

Overview In developing a NYC flagship site for their live and on-demand, indoor spinning classes, the Peloton brain trust recognized the need for a cutting edge video broadcast studio for their streaming program. The company founders engaged WSDG to create a broadcast quality acoustic and isolation design and, an audio/video production studio with professional lighting [...]

Art Institute

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2016-01-29T01:21:23+00:00

Overview An intensive 5-year design/construction program by the Walters-Storyk Design Group has produced eighteen professional audio education studios for The Art Institutes’ educational institutions across the U.S.  Developed to train students for jobs in the rapidly expanding sphere of high tech audio-related occupations, the studios provide cutting edge instruction in both theory and hands-on production [...]

Alicia Keys – The Oven Studios

2016-01-29T01:21:52+00:00

Overview Oven Studios is the personal studio of Alicia Keys. Built in the suburbs of New York, the studio was designed to be a creative, comfortable environment where Keys could create her music on her own time, in her own space. As soon as it was completed, the facility was involved in several high profile projects [...]

Flughafenkopf – Zürich Airport

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2016-03-15T12:02:24+00:00

Overview The project "Flughafenkopf" is part of the 5th expansion of the Zurich Airport. The expansion is handled by a Joint Venture of  Itten+Brechbühl AG,  Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners Ltd.,  Ernst Basler + Partner AG and  Ove Arup & Partners International Ltd. and consists of both the: Airside Center - a spacious service area with [...]

St. Gallen Train Station

2016-01-29T01:23:46+00:00

Overview The St. Gallen train station hall is an architectural icon constructed in an impressive steel-glass structure which dates back to 1915. The visitor-related infrastructure - mainly lighting, signage and audio systems, have been upgraded  intermittently since its original opening, most recently  some 30 years ago.  The systems therefore were in need of a substantial [...]

Circo Beat Studios – Fito Páez

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2016-01-29T01:24:31+00:00

Overview Something that is immediately apparent in the control room design of Circo Beat is the concave surfaces. Another distinct feature is the color scheme throughout studio, which was a personal choice of the artist, Fito Páez. He chose the yellowish color in the live room which had the effect of making it become very relaxed [...]

Berklee College of Music – Valencia

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2016-01-29T01:25:49+00:00

Overview As the Berklee College of Music’s first European Campus, the futuristic Valencia Complex personifies Berklee’s commitment to providing the technological and business skills required for successful careers in the 21st-century music industry. Designed to serve both European and Berklee U.S. undergraduate and graduate level students studying abroad, Berklee Valencia will focus on five primary [...]

MTV Latin America

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2016-01-29T01:26:49+00:00

General Como el punto central de una gran expansión internacional, el recientemente completado complejo de estudios para MTV Latin America en Buenos Aires es un importante compromiso de Viacom, Inc. Diseñado como el centro de producción creativa para MTV, VH1 y Nickelodeon, el complejo de 40,000 pies cuadrados comprende un hub de producción/post-producción creado por [...]

Swiss Parliament/National Council Hall

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2016-01-29T01:27:11+00:00

Overview The Federal Palace in Bern is the building in which the Federal Assembly of Switzerland (federal parliament) and the Swiss Federal Council (executive) are housed. The Federal Palace has been designed by the architect Hans Wilhelm Auer and was constructed out of sandstone from 1894 to 1902. 2006 to 2008 – after over 100 [...]

audioEngine

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2016-01-29T01:27:39+00:00

Overview Created in collaboration with studio architect and acoustician John Storyk of Walters-Storyk Design Group, audioEngine's Studio F (The Cabin) immerses clients in a luxuriously rustic 27 foot x 20 foot Adirondack-style log cabin environment. Features include rough hewn, highly polished floors, a hand-set stone fireplace (with a 65 inch Sharp LCD flat screen set [...]

Jungle City Studios – Ann Mincieli

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2017-01-30T03:48:45+00:00

Overview The epitome of hip elegance and acoustical excellence, Jungle City Studios signify the dawn of the ‘Retro Future/Future Retro’ era. The $6 million + complex also re-calibrates the benchmark for destination studio design. Crowning a new luxury office building at 520 West 27th Street in NYC’s chill High Line district, Jungle City morphed 4800 square feet of [...]