Musical Theater Basel

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2017-08-22T23:38:58+00:00

Overview During the three-year remodeling process of the world famous Stadtcasino Basel, the Stadtcasino’s Operating Company required a temporary venue to present their 200+ yearly events. The provisional theater had to accommodate an audience of up to 1500. And, provide professional level acoustics and theatrical support systems. "The Musical Theater Basel, was selected to play [...]

Senate Garage

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2017-08-15T22:50:10+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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2017-08-15T22:49:42+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 [...]

55TEC Studio

2017-09-22T23:20:09+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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2017-07-05T17:20:00+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 [...]

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 [...]

Lower Eastside Girls Club – WGRL Airstream Studio

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2016-01-28T22:41:11+00:00

Overview  The Lower Eastside Girls Club’s WGRL Airstream Internet Radio and Sound Design Lab joins an eclectic assemblage of innovative LESGC educational and career training options for low-income teens and families. Spread across three floors and 30,000 sq. ft., these classes range from a digital photography/computer graphics /3D-printing lab, to hands-on BioBase labs, small business [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Albano Residence

2016-01-29T00:09:45+00:00

Overview Recently completed, the new house of Albano and his family located in the city of Montes Claros includes now a dedicated home theater, employing state of the art audio/video technology with professional audio room acoustics. WSDG has worked with it’s A/V partner “Versão Brasileira” to provide the best gravity available for this type of [...]

Casa Cor Home Cinema 2009

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2016-01-29T01:09:02+00:00

Overview Casa Cor is the most recognized and respected interior design show in Brazil. Once a year, 10 top Brazilian cities host the event that assembles the most respected architects and interior design professionals in the country. Usually one or two houses get to be remodeled and each professional gets to design a different room [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]