Torre Banco Macro

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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


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, [...]

Casa Fontela



Overview Early on in the process of planning their 3000 sq. ft. dream home in Buenos Aires’ upscale suburb of Cañuelas, the owners commissioned WSDG partners Silvia and Sergio Molho to create the entire interior design, from color palette and furniture to a high end, acoustically fine-tuned, home theater. The project provided interior designer Silvia [...]

55TEC Studio


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



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


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



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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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 [...]

International School of Panama Performing Arts Center



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



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


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


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 [...]

Ellis Marsalis Center for Music (EMCM)

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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



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 [...]

Club NEO



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



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 [...]

Sky Harbor Studios – Adam Young


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



  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



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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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 [...]

Alan May Listening Room & Home Theater



Overview After nearly 50 years of enjoying classical music, four years ago I decided to build as close to a world-class Listening Room/Home Theater as I could accommodate in my existing Dallas hi-rise condominium apartment. It took about a year to select the designers, 15 months to design, and another 15 months to build. There [...]

TSR – Télévision Suisse Romande


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, [...]

Aura Club Events Hall


Overview Set in one of Zurich’s most prestigious neighborhoods, the AURA introduces a new level of glamour and luxury to entertainment environments. Built within the historic 21,000 sq. ft. (2,000 sq. meter) former “Alte Boerse” Zurich Stock Exchange Building, AURA encompasses four distinct settings, a 100 seat gourmet restaurant, an intimate bar, a chic, stylish [...]

Tangerine Mastering Studios


Overview Tangerine Mastering is a a mastering facility located just minutes from downtown New York City. Its founders, Roger Johansen and Gene Holder, are the previous owners of Jolly Roger Recording of nearby Hoboken. The facility, located within an artist-run production arts building that houses sound stages, recording studios, post production suites, independent record companies [...]

Trilogy Studios (former Talking House)


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


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 [...]

Thirteen / WNET


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 [...]

Vermont Private Residence


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 [...]




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


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 [...]

Los Molinos – Faena Arts Center

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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 [...]

Food Network



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 [...]

Fenix Club


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


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 [...]



Overview Since 1999, Equiscosa has been the leading audio production and post-production company in the advertisement business in México City. This multi-award facility features five audio-post suites—housing Pro Tools HD systems and Genelec Speakers in all rooms—and a music production room. WSDG provided full systems integration, architectural and acoustic design for this facility. Equiscosa was [...]

EMI – Escola de Marketing Industrial



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 [...]

Torcuato Di Tella University


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 [...]

CUEC – UNAM (Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos)

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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 [...]



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



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 [...]

Bernard Chiu Residence


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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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


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


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 [...]

Swing Musica


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 [...]

Timbaland Studios – Tim Mosley


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 [...]

Rio 2016 – Barra Olympic Park



Overview Barra Olympic Park was developed as Rio’s primary 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games competition center.  It will also serve as the city’s largest sporting legacy when the competitions end. With an area of 1.18 million square meters, Olympic Park includes nine sports venues. The Olympic Arena and Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre were built for [...]

54 Below


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 [...]

Turnberry Ocean Colony Residence


Overview A glamorous, 4000 s.f. multi-million dollar high rise residence, this extraordinary home features a sophisticated, WSDG-Miami designed & installed audio video system, integrated lighting control and custom automation/control for each of its four bedrooms, his & hers master baths, great room, kitchen, dining room and three guest bedrooms.   Custom ceiling soffits enhance the entire [...]

United Pan Corporation – UPCtv


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 [...]

University of Michigan


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 [...]

Vivace Music


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



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 [...]

Working Pictures


Overview In 1999 the Walters Storyk Design Group created two state-of-the-art video editing suites for Working Pictures. The independent, Avid-based digital video production, editing and graphic design company was then located in Albany's Cotton Hill Studios, a complex WSDG originally designed in 1994. The success of those initial collaborations led to Working Pictures, a 4,400 [...]

Mineirão Stadium



Overview The second largest sports arena in Brazil, the 62,160-seat Mineirão Stadium was originally built in 1965. When Belo Horizonte was named one of 12 cities to host the 2014 World Cup, the state government considered the event a landmark in the city’s development, an event expected to generate benefits long after the World Cup [...]

TV Globo



Founded in 1965 by the journalist Roberto Marinho, Rede Globo is the largest television network in Latin America, known around the world for its journalism crew, soap operas and television series productions.  Ever-conscious of their place in the national and international broadcast market, TV Globo is constantly investing in infrastructure and equipment throughout the facility. [...]

Central Synagogue



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 [...]

The Palace Residence



Overview This project required design and installation of a complete A/V system, custom lighting and shade system, fully automated throughout the entire residence. Program The 3,690 sq. ft. unit located at the luxurious The Palace in Bal Harbour, FL, includes a whole house full automation system controlled by Crestron. The Lutron Lighting system, security system, [...]

Independência Stadium



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 [...]

KKL Luzern Concert Hall

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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 – [...]

Javeriana University



Overview One of the largest universities in the country, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana caters to over 22.000 students and 3.500 professors in its 174.900 sq mts campus in Bogotá, Colombia. The university campus consists of 45 buildings, including a hospital, a radio station, libraries and the Ático Center, the first high tech information and communications [...]

Village Studios*


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 [...]

Maracanã Stadium



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 [...]

Art Institute



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 [...]

Interim Services


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 [...]



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, [...]

University of Colorado – ATLAS Building



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 [...]

Berklee College of Music – Valencia



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 [...]

Jungle City Studios – Ann Mincieli



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 [...]