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Buildings that are devoted to culture and the arts must provide an attractive and flexible backdrop for the art form, as well as a humanistic setting for the people who will use these spaces. Arts centers are frequently required to reconfigure their spaces on short notice to adapt to varying uses. Lighting must be specifically designed to preserve artwork and suit multiple needs housed under one roof. Daylight, artificial or filtered light, and state-of-the-art computerized stage lighting may all be found in the same facility. Variety of light, spaces, scale and views are taken into consideration when designing systems components that affect acoustical properties of buildings that house the arts. HVAC systems must be quiet and provide for the specialized environmental needs of the facility.

Representative Projects

Bushnell Performing Arts Center
Belding Theater Expansion
Hartford, CT

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Garde Arts Center
New London, CT
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Florence Griswold Museum
Krieble Gallery
Old Lyme, CT
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Additional Projects and Clients