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December 10, 2010
Roger Chang, Principal and Director of Sustainability is featured in the December 2010 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) in a round-table discussion on Right-Sizing HVAC Systems. WRL was ranked #44 on the CSE MEP Giants List this year.
October 08, 2010
With technology changing by the minute and becoming ever more complex in some ways (but simpler in others), it's getting harder even for seasoned audio pros to keep up with dizzying shifts and trends. Owner/operators may wonder: How do I integrate new gear into my old workflow- or should I try? What new equipment or way of working will increase my efficiency but not present too drastic a learning curve? Do I have to throw...
Author: Blair Jackson
June 07, 2010
Synergy in Architectural Design and Delivery of Nationally Distinguished Firms
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (June 2010) – Two internationally published, award-winning distinguished national design firms have formed a strategic alliance to bring a potent combination of complementary practice in architectural design and delivery to the built environment.
This alliance joins Lehrer Architects LA, an innovative design studio based in Los Angeles with a reputation for its agile, spirited design, nurturing a culture...
June 06, 2010
Oberlin College scores big time with its new Bertram and Judith Kohl Building for jazz, designed by Westlake Reed Leskosky
Glassy faculty offices and a "Skybar" on the third level of the new Bertram and Judith Kohl Building at Oberlin College shelter an inviting outdoor plaza. Great buildings don't just happen. You need a brilliant design team; a great client, with high aspirations and sufficient cash; and a site with high potential, even if it looks highly unpromising at first.
Oberlin College found all three in its new Bertram and Judith Kohl...
June 06, 2010
Cleveland's downtown theater district, one of the great success stories in a city with a shortage of them, is growing again. This time by getting smaller.
If the bold Allen Theatre renovation by the Cleveland Play House and Cleveland State University goes forward as planned, PlayhouseSquare will have eight theaters with 1,000 or fewer seats by the fall of 2011, and seven of those eight will have fewer than 600.
June 06, 2010
Cleveland will lose its third-largest theater -- PlayhouseSquare's 2,500-seat Allen -- in September.
The promised payoff, a year later: A three-venue, 1,000-seat complex for the flagship Cleveland Play House, which sold its outmoded facility, and for Cleveland State University's undergraduate drama program.
All for a relative bargain -- under $30 million -- and preserving the 1921 Allen's architecture.
That's the potential held by new plans, released exclusively to The...