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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lakehouse Recording Studios

2016-01-28T22:38:46+00:00

Overview  Committed to building a cohesive infrastructure for his hometown music scene, producer/ songwriter Jon Leidersdorff discovered an abandoned warehouse in downtown Asbury Park, and envisioned it as a multi-purpose center for a collective of music business locals. Investing his own savings and securing a Small Business Association loan from the local Community Bank, Leidersdorff [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sound Development

2016-01-28T22:49:03+00:00

Overview Sound Development is a not-for-profit organization focussing on selective development of talented artists, not necessarily familiar with and not necessarily comfortable in the worn-out paths of the commercial music business. The studio's purpose is to provide the necessary production tools in an aesthetic, inspiring and intimate environment. Program The facility consists of three distinctive [...]

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, [...]

Telefé

2016-01-28T22:53:34+00:00

Overview Telefé is the main television station in Argentina. They feature a great number of television studios that are distributed around the city. As part of the modernization and the actualization of them related to the new technologies and security norms being in force in the country, they started the remodel of these spaces. Program, [...]

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 [...]

Trilogy Studios (former Talking House)

2016-01-28T23:01:54+00:00

Overview A two-story warehouse on Bryant Street in San Francisco’s burgeoning ‘South of Market’ district has been repurposed as Trilogy Studios, an acoustically and aesthetically unique recording studio/office complex/gallery/residence, created by a design and construction team lead by John Storyk and the Walters-Storyk Design Group. Three years in development, the new facility features a classic [...]

Trutone Broadcasting – Mastering Labs

2016-01-28T23:02:19+00:00

Overview Trutone Mastering was started out of a New Jersey basement in the early 1970's as a part-time business by co-founders Adriana and Carl Rowatti.  Back then, the husband and wife team provided services such as vinyl cutting of masters, limited pressing services and some on-location recording.  Eventually, the company's business evolved in the late [...]

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 [...]

Thirteen / WNET

2016-01-28T23:04:02+00:00

Overview WNET Channel 13 is responsible for 35% of PBS's domestic broadcast content, including "Great Performances" and many other successful programming events such as its fundraising telethons. In 2000, the New York City-based public broadcaster contacted WSDG to redesign its recording, mixing and editing suites to help carry them into the next century. The suites [...]

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 [...]

Hoffman LaRoche

2016-01-28T23:05:39+00:00

Overview Founded in Basel, Switzerland, in 1896 by visionary Swiss entrepreneur Fritz Hoffmann, Roche was one of the world's first pharmaceutical manufacturers. In the early 1960s, Roche entered the drug market with the breakthrough discovery of the benzodiazepines. One extremely successful drug launched at that time, Valium, is still among the most important drugs used in [...]

Quintessential Sound

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2016-01-28T23:07:52+00:00

Overview Quintessential Sound Studios was conceived to provide an array of services ranging from recording and editing classical music to direct CD digital mastering and forensic audio restoration. This elegant studio offers a compact yet highly functional environment featuring two central mastering suites, reception area, office and lounge area dominated by a surprising panoramic picture [...]

Vermont Private Residence

2016-01-28T23:08:44+00:00

Overview The Private Residence is located on a sprawling 24 acre estate in Waitsfield, Vermont, enjoying spectacular scenery and, of course, a wonderful sense of privacy and serenity. The residence was designed from components of a reassembled 19th century barn, with the studio on the lowest level of the building. The studio, which is approximately [...]

Miami Video

2016-01-28T23:23:10+00:00

Overview Miami Video is a company who works with the entertainment business, and video rental for 16 years. Recently they have added a new branch to their business, selling high-end A/V systems. In order to expand the new business, the company’s owner, Eduardo Fleury and WSDG, developed a new partnership to create a state-of-the-art show [...]

PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc.

2016-01-28T23:23:37+00:00

Overview Ongoing growth and a commitment to providing their expanding market with innovative new products prompted PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. to commission an $8+ million, 44,000-square foot complex as their new home.   Following almost two years of design and construction, the leading manufacturer of professional digital and analog audio hardware and integrated software opened its [...]

PhilippeMoritz

2016-01-28T23:24:24+00:00

Overview PhilippeMoritz in Zurich, Switzerland is a full service audio post production facility owned and headed by Philippe Schmid and Moritz Schneider and is situated within the full service digital post-production facility of Das Werk Zurich. The facility is used for film and advertisement clients; clients/projects include BMW, Siemens and Microsoft. Program The PhilippeMoritz facility [...]

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 [...]

Mi Casa Studio – Bob Margouleff

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2016-01-28T23:26:59+00:00

Overview When Grammy Award-winning producer Robert Margouelff and his partner Brant Biles acquired the former home of actor Bela (Dracula) Lugosi as the site of their new Mi Casa Studios, a feature film DVD mastering facility, their primary priorities were pristine sound environments in each of the three studios and that the facility remain totally [...]

Palace of Culture and Communication

2016-01-28T23:27:26+00:00

Overview The Palace of Culture and Communication is the result of a joint venture between the Radio & Television Industry, the Jalisco Government and Conaculta. It will be one of the most important centers of culture, entertainment, music and history appreciation in Latin America. Located in metropolitan Guadalajara, the modern complex shows in its innovative [...]

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 [...]

Newtown High School

2016-01-28T23:31:26+00:00

Overview This 7500 sq.ft auditorium is the newly remodeled venue for Newtown High School's music and drama clubs. The sound quality of the original auditorium suffered from poor speech intelligibility, frequency response problems, and outdated sound reinforcement systems. A fundraising effort by the citizens of Sandy Hook, coupled with donations from area businesses, resulted in [...]

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 [...]

Merriweather Post Pavilion

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2016-01-28T23:34:27+00:00

Overview Conveniently located in the Baltimore/Washington corridor off Route 29 in Columbia, Maryland, Merriweather is nestled within the 40 preserved acres known as Symphony Woods. The natural, outdoor concert setting is one that simply can't be matched.  For more than 35 years, Merriweather has hosted a diverse range of artists and events, offering a variety [...]

Mercury Records

2016-01-28T23:34:53+00:00

Overview The Mercury Records Conference/Listening Room was designed to provide the label executives with an acoustical (and comfort) level comparable to that of a professional recording studio. Working within a limited space and basic shape, architect John Storyk relied almost exclusively on internal room acoustics to create a totally balanced listening environment. An array of [...]

Casablanca Multimedia Studios – Matt Buguy

2016-01-28T23:35:58+00:00

Overview Singer, songwriter, musician, and photographer Matt Buguy has been playing and recording music since the early 70's with influences of that generation, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Elton John, The Police and many others. He has also been an avid photographer and videographer since the mid 80’s focusing on [...]

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 [...]

Living Entertainment Center

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2016-01-28T23:39:09+00:00

Overview With the opening of the WSDG office in Miami Florida came our first Living Entertainment Center (LEC); a new concept for a showroom that can demonstrate: Versatile application of acoustic design for residential and corporate use. Audio / video / systems control technology Interior design ideas incorporating applied surface acoustic treatments, lighting design, AV [...]

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 [...]

James Earl Jones Theater – Poughkeepsie Day School

2016-01-28T23:41:52+00:00

Overview Poughkeepsie Day School (PDS), a private K-12 school in New York State's mid-Hudson Valley region has grown from 150 students to 350 during the past five years, by acquiring two former IBM buildings. The school's masterplan, building renovations and newly dedicated 300 seat theater have been designed by WSDG during this period. Program The [...]

J.A. Castle Recording Studio

2016-01-28T23:42:16+00:00

Overview Located in New York's scenic Mohawk Valley, the J.A. Castle Recording Studio  opened in September 2003 following a 2 year restoration. Originally a church of the Nazarene, built in 1926, the building has been converted to an acoustically accurate all digital audio and video recording and post production facility. J.A. Castle boasts a unique [...]

IMAX

2016-01-28T23:43:54+00:00

Overview IMAX, one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies and famous for its large screen theaters, has installed the first IMAX theater in Latin America. The new theater, which is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, delivers the ultimate high definition movie experience, and in large-format 3D. The client wanted to ensure the acoustics of [...]

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 [...]

Husson University – Gracie Theater

2016-01-28T23:45:14+00:00

Overview Since 1898 when it was founded, the Husson University curriculum has evolved to encompass Business, Education, Health, Pharmacy, Science and the Humanities. Throughout its history this bucolic campus has provided students with virtually every requirement for a well-rounded educational experience.  Every requirement, but one. William Beardsley, now retired President of Husson University, explains that [...]

Hunter College – Gene Center

2016-01-28T23:45:38+00:00

Overview A next generation-Internet2 Distance Learning Facility created by the Walters-Storyk Design Group went online at NYC’s Hunter College Gene Center. Driven by high-speed Internet2 transmission, the new complex spearheads real-time collaborative experimentation and teaching projects within the international Gene Research community. Dr. Robert Dottin, Ph.D., Director of the Center for the Study of Gene [...]

Food Network

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2016-01-28T23:47:48+00:00

Overview Food Network has been creating tastefully prepared, highly entertaining programming since 1993. Originally owned by Providence Journal, and then A.H. Belo Corp, the innovative network was acquired by The E.W. Scripps Company (now Scripps Networks Interactive) in 1997. After establishing such household icons as Emeril Live and Iron Chef America, it has gone on [...]

Flint Barn – Karen Flint

2016-01-28T23:48:14+00:00

Overview The Flint Barn is a private residence owned by Karen and Peter Flint. The spectacular property spans many acres including their residence which was designed in 1979 by the famous American architect, Robert Venturi. Karen Flint is a well known harpsichordist who, along with her husband, wanted to convert their barn to a performance [...]

Fenix Club

2016-01-29T03:47:26+00:00

Overview Beyond the traditional amenities of fine dining, exotic libations, and mellow music, The Fenix Club introduces a template for a new form of creative and social interaction --- on site and online.  Conceived by Laura van Galen, a visionary Bay Area CEO, the new 150-seat club was designed to share live performances by talented indigenous and [...]

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 [...]

Groove Studios – Durval Lelis

2016-01-28T23:56:29+00:00

Overview Durval Lelis is the vocalist and guitarist of Asa de Aguia, one of the most famous bands of Axé Music in Brazil. More than a professional accomplishment, the Groove Studio fulfilled a dream of the musician. The studio’s main objective is to gather in the same environment, with great technology and comfort for their [...]

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 [...]

Cuyahoga Community College

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2016-01-28T23:58:31+00:00

Overview Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) opened in 1963 as Ohio's first community college, and remains that state's oldest and largest public community college. The college provides education programs to more than 800,000 members of the Cleveland community. Tri-C's Recording Arts and Technology program trains students for positions in the highly competitive audio industry. The program [...]

CUEC – UNAM (Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos)

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2016-01-28T23:59:37+00:00

Overview Founded in 1963, and influenced by both Nouvelle Vague and Mexico’s First Contest of Experimental Film, CUEC (Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos) is the Film School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). It is one of the largest universities and film schools in Latin America, and also one of the oldest, most [...]

Crossroads Tabernacle – Boden Center for the Performing Arts

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2016-01-28T23:59:58+00:00

Overview WSDG completed a major renovation project for Crossroads Tabernacle and Boden Center for The Performing Arts, a prominent inner-city church located in The Bronx, NY. The facility includes a state-of-the-art audio and video production studio (Studio On The Hill), and a completely refurbished 800 seat theater for worship, concerts, dramas, and outreach events. The restoration, [...]

Cemex

2016-01-29T00:01:30+00:00

Overview Cemex wanted the ultimate state-of-the-art design both in video teleconferencing and communication for their new corporate board room on Madison Avenue. Working in conjunction with the Phillips Janson Group, WSDG delivered to them a multi-media technical room complete with individualized touch panels for control of all systems with individual microphones integrated into each custom, [...]

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 [...]

Carter Burwell

2016-01-29T00:02:19+00:00

Overview Carter Burwell, Hollywood film composer, universally acknowledged for creating some of the most organic and original scores in the film industry, including music for Joel and Ethan Coen's Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Barton Fink, Fargo, The Big Lebowski; David Mamet's The Spanish Prisoner; and Spike Jonze's Being John Malkovich, required a new home and composing studio [...]

Bernard Chiu Residence

2016-01-29T00:04:36+00:00

Overview For years Bernard Chiu and his family have looked forward to creating a special summer home on the coast of Nantucket Island. Recently completed, this home now includes a dedicated home theater, employing state of the art audio / video technology with professional audio room acoustics. This is consistent with the convergence of the [...]

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 [...]

Artco Recording Studios

2016-01-29T00:07:44+00:00

Overview ARTCO Recording Studios, located in the heart of Polanco Area, In Mexico city, was conceived to provide full production, recording and post production services for the music industry of Mexico. It’s new state of the art building combines 3 recording studios and live rooms, video post suites and graphic design. A total of 2000 [...]

American University

2016-01-29T00:09:20+00:00

Overview American University’s rapidly expanding Audio Technology Program committed close to $2 million to a capital improvement program for the design and construction of a new recording/teaching facility.    Completed in January, 2011, the 1910 sq. ft. complex features a 700 sq. ft. central live room which is linked to three separate control rooms.    A combination [...]

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 [...]

Swing Musica

2016-01-29T00:10:50+00:00

Overview Swing Musica is a totally new 250m2 facility located in the "hip" Palermo Hollywood area in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Swing Musica's new building features two recording studios and an audio post suite. The facility serves advertising agencies with music for commercials and audio post-production. Swing Musica is the number one company of this kind [...]

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 [...]

Timbaland Studios – Tim Mosley

2016-01-29T00:11:39+00:00

Overview Superstar hip-hop producer Tim "Timbaland" Mosley has completed a private recording studio in Virginia Beach. The studio was conceived and developed in conjunction with long time engineer, Jimmy Douglas. This full service audio production center has been created in an existing (approximate) 5,000 sq. ft. two-story industrial park building. A complete renovation of the [...]

Paradise Garage – Robert Clivilles

2016-01-29T00:14:36+00:00

Overview Behind the garage doors of hit producer/composer Robert Clivillés’ elegant home are not the Bentley or Maserati one might expect, but an equally impressive level of technical excellence.  Internationally acclaimed for his C+C Music Factory #1 smash “Gonna Make You Sweat,” and hits for artists ranging from Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam to Mariah [...]

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 [...]

World Harmony

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2016-01-29T01:03:57+00:00

Overview Set on a 300-acre horse farm/vineyard in Upstate New York, World Harmony Studios is a high-end destination studio; geared to accommodate a wide range of theatrical, feature film and music recording projects. Owned by producer/ businessman Samuel Nappi, the 2500 sq. ft. complex integrates cutting-edge technology within an impeccable acoustic footprint.  Built into a [...]

University of Michigan

2016-01-29T04:02:03+00:00

Overview Students at the University of Michigan Audio Program are reaping the benefits of a newly renovated recording studio. An essential component of the University of Michigan School of Music, the studio is an integral element of the school’s audio program and serves as the University’s recording facility for a variety of projects. Redesigned by John Storyk [...]

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 [...]

Yaron Fuchs

2016-01-29T01:06:59+00:00

Overview WSDG developed a number of templates during the past few years for small home style studio environments, including Paradise Garage, an elegant Westchester facility created for hit producer Robert Clivillés as well as Alicia Key’s Oven Studios in Long Island.  “It was a remarkable coincidence to hear that Yaron was planning to turn his [...]

The Metroplex At KITEC

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2016-01-29T01:07:24+00:00

Overview Early in 2014 the Metroplex, a luxurious 9 screen multiplex cinema, opened in Hong Kong’s iconic Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre.  Adjacent to the widely popular Star Hall, scene of many major international concerts, The Metroplex is an investment property of Hopewell Holdings Limited.  The complex reflects the Group’s vast experience in [...]

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 [...]

Central Synagogue

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2016-06-16T08:22:06+00:00

Overview Devastated by a catastrophic fire in August 1998, the Central Synagogue (Lexington Avenue and 55th Street) was reduced to a burned-out shell. Following this disaster, architect Hugh Hardy, recognized for his restorative work on New York City landmarks, was called in to rebuild the treasured synagogue. WSDG played a key role in the facility's [...]

Morro do Chapeu Residence

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2016-01-29T01:11:05+00:00

Overview How do you keep your pool house from reverberating like a gymnasium without draping heavy curtains on all the walls and windows?  For the owners of a luxurious villa set on the cusp of one of Brasil’s most breathtaking landscapes, the views and the pastoral silence were sacrosanct. A long expanse of windows surrounding [...]

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 [...]

Restaurant T

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2016-01-29T01:14:55+00:00

Overview Restaurant T is an upscale gourmet restaurant, located in the Pacheco Golf Club, a gated community & country club in Nordelta, north of Buenos Aires. In addition to delicious food the elegant dining room offers two distinctive special attractions, special lighting capable of changing the entire atmosphere almost instantly and, a carefully tuned acoustic [...]

Murray Arts Center

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2016-01-29T01:15:14+00:00

Overview The Murray Arts Center is a suburban arts venue located outside Atlanta, GA in Kennesaw.  It contains a 600-seat theater alongside a smaller theater, three dance studios, a rehearsal space and a recording space.  The venue hosts local and national touring acts and also serves as home for the regional Cobb Symphony Orchestra. The [...]

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 [...]

Inhotim Theater

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2016-01-29T01:16:41+00:00

Overview Inhotim is the largest open-air museum of contemporary art in the word, located at Brumadinho a city nearby Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It has the most important contemporary art collections nowadays in the world. Besides that the foundation also works on cultural, social and environmental conscious projects and events. They needed to expand the museum [...]

Village Studios*

2016-01-29T01:17:55+00:00

Overview One hour by train from Hong Kong, in the thriving metropolis of Guangzhou stands China’s first true ‘destination’ recording studio. Technologically sophisticated and acoustically superb, Village Studios was conceived by international pop star Hins Cheung. Three years in development and construction, the complex represents the future of China’s recording industry. And, a carefully considered [...]

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 [...]

NYU Steinhardt/Dolan Music Technology Center

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2016-01-29T01:22:15+00:00

Overview NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development's James L. Dolan Recording/Teaching complex at the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions is one of the most technically advanced audio teaching facilities in the United States.  It was created to provide students with an exemplary learning environment. The $6.8 million, 7500 sq. ft. [...]

Interim Services

2016-01-29T01:22:42+00:00

Overview The 790-square-foot corporate boardroom at Interim Service's headquarters, in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl (USA), represents a state of the art combination of traditional boardroom configurations with audio/video/conferencing and presentation ergonomics. Interim Services is a provider of technical staffing and related services and is the fourth-largest private employer in the world, with a network of nearly [...]

VOCOMOTION

2017-05-26T16:52:33+00:00

Overview A cappella, one of the most idiosyncratic of all performing techniques, presents the ultimate challenge in precision vocalizing. Recording performances that rely exclusively on the human voice for instrumentation, as well as lyrics and melody, are artistically unique. VOCOMOTION Studio owner Freddie Feldman is a master of the genre. Opening his original studio in Evanston, [...]

El Porteño

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2016-01-29T01:24:08+00:00

Overview Alan Faena, an audacious argentine entrepreneur, summoned the well known designer Philippe Stark to remodel and redesign an antique building placed at the exclusive area of “Puerto Madero” in Buenos Aires City, Argentina. Program Inside the hotel and the apartments building, more than 14 spaces for multiple uses can be found, among which we can appreciate [...]

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 [...]

University of Colorado – ATLAS Building

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2016-01-29T01:24:53+00:00

Overview The $31 million ATLAS building is a unique facility designed to focus on the convergence of technology, media and the arts. ATLAS stands for Alliance for Technology, Learning and Society. Located in the heart of the campus northeast of the University Memorial Center, ATLAS includes a state-of-the-art black-box performance space, a modern broadcast production studio, a [...]

Allegro Piano

2016-10-02T20:16:12+00:00

Overview The new Allegro Pianos showroom represents an astonishing combination of aesthetic and acoustic excellence. As the New York and New England representative for many high-end piano brands such as Bösendorfer, Blüthner, Steingraeber, August Förster and Estonia, company principal Ori Bukai knew the world’s most revered pianos required an extraordinary environment. After eleven years in [...]

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 [...]

TeleProductions, Inc.

2016-01-29T01:26:17+00:00

Overview Founded in 1981, TeleProductions, Inc. (TPI) specializes in the production and distribution of television programming for broadcast, cable, satellite and new media audiences around the world. TPI's television production division develops and produces many of its programs. TPI also co-produces television projects with other companies around the world and also represents a variety of independent producers. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Roc The Mic – Jay-Z

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2016-01-29T01:28:01+00:00

Overview A 4500 sq. foot, full-floor studio complex, Roc the Mic is highlighted by fully networked, spacious twin control rooms featuring SSL 9000 J and 4000 G+ consoles, plus a high-end Pro Tools production suite. All three rooms aim to set powerful new benchmarks in power and accuracy with custom Augspurger monitoring systems. Designed to [...]

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 [...]