Project Description


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 techniques.

Washington, DC, Nashville, Austin, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, Shaumburg (Illinois), San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Inland Empire (CA), Chicago, Shaumburg, Minneapolis, Detroit, Philadelphia, Miami, Las Vegas, San Francisco.

Walters-Storyk Design Group designed new audio facilities within many of the Art Institutes’ 40 North American campuses. These include:

  • Washington
  • San Francisco
  • Nashville
  • Austin
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Miami
  • Philadelphia
  • Shaumburg
  • California – Inland Empire
  • California – Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Austin
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Chicago
  • Inland Empire


See photos sequencing the construction of The Illinois Institute of Art Chicago.  Download Art Institute Construction Sequence
Read an article in Pro Sound News.

Read article in Sound and Video Contractor.

Read article on the Art Institue website

Read article in SVC