Bring the Noise
ART & DESIGN
Concert hall design has a holistic effect on audience experience: acoustics reverberate wildly off one material or another, while seat placement is key in producing an authentic listening environment. Just consider the difference between Carnegie Hall and a basement punk show! From an intimate 300-person performance space rented out by the New York city local government to a sprawling performance arts complex in Sweden, to a Dallas theater designed by one of the world’s leading architecture protégés, these concert venues appeal to all five senses — not only sound.