Auditoriums and Performing Arts

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Auditoriums and Performance Spaces: Planning Flexible Spaces for Students and Communities. Discusses the steps in preparing performance space in schools that can serve both students and the community, including its shape, the stage, and storage. Reducing background noise and considerations... 03/31/2000
Auditoriums for All End-Users and All Access. Describes an auditorium design used at several schools that eliminates the need for handicapped ramps or elevators through the slope of the floor, design of the seating, and positioning of the stage. 08/31/2003
Auditoriums with Rooms that Turn and Pools with Floors That Move Offer Wise Use of Facilities. Auditoriums that have areas with seats on turntables for easy conversion into classrooms and swimming pools with floors that raise and lower are examples of flexible facilities that offer schools... 07/31/1979
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Describes the design of notable school auditoriums and music rooms, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on architects, suppliers, and cost, as well as photographs. 07/31/2002
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Profiles six auditorium/music room winners in the 2010 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. Photographs and project statistics accompany a brief description of each... 07/31/2010
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Presents two high school auditoriums and a higher education science lecture hall selected for the American School & University 2006 Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were chosen for... 07/31/2006
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Presents auditoriums/music rooms considered outstanding in a competition which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions nationwide. Jurors spent 2 days reviewing... 07/31/2003
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Presents three auditoria, and one accompanying music education suite selected for the American School & University 2004 Educational Interiors Showcase. The awards were based on the jury's... 07/31/2004
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Profiles three auditoriums selected for the 2009 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. The projects were chosen for their ability to integrate current and future... 07/31/2009
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Presents six higher education and secondary school fine arts facilities selected for the American School & University 2005 Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selected for their... 07/31/2005
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Profiles five school auditoriums that were recognized in the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selected for their sustainability,... 07/31/2008
Auditoriums/Music Rooms. Profiles 11 auditorium and music educational facilities honored in American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. These projects were selected for their high... 07/31/2007
Auditoriums/Performing Arts. Describes the Allegan (Michigan) Public Schools' state-of-the-art performing arts center. The shared facility was design to a high standard, yielding a community use venue that feels more like a... 09/30/2004
Auditoriums/Performing Arts. Sound Advice for School Performing Arts Design. Case study of the performing arts facilities at Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts. Discusses acoustical challenges and solutions. 11/30/2011
Bard College Performing Arts Center, New York. Describes the design of the title building, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on the architects, manufacturers/suppliers, and construction team. Also includes... 06/30/2003
Beyond Bricks and Mortar: A Leadership Model for Community Outreach. Discusses how the leadership at the University of Missouri System addressed the people, cultural, political, technical, and structural issues surrounding the planning and construction of a $50... 06/30/2001
Black Box Theatres: Cheyenne Mountain High School. Describes the design of the academic arts building at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, including its black box theater, art classroom, computer graphics lab, gallery,... 05/31/2002
Black Box? Small Theaters Prove To Be Troupers on Campus. Describes black box theaters, an increasingly important part of performance arts facilities on school campuses. Discusses the benefits of this design and five design characteristics (keeping it small... 05/31/2002
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Profiles this Dallas, Texas, arts magnet school expansion, adding a modern facility to an historic 1922 high school. A list of project participants, photographs, and plans are included. 06/30/2010
Booker T. Washington High School. Profiles this addition to a Dallas performing arts high school that connects to the restored 1922 original structure with generous studios and rehearsal spaces. Project information, plans, and... 12/31/2009
Break a Leg. Describes the typical school auditorium, which attempts to accommodate music, drama, and spoken address, and in doing so fails all three in some respect. The seating, sight line, acoustical, and... 10/31/2005
Bringing the Arts Uptown. Profiles Columbus State University's Performance and Studio Arts Campus, which reuses historic industrial buildings, and is centrally located near the city's other arts facilities. 06/30/2008
Building Blueprints: Auditoriums and Performing Arts. Profiles the performing arts space of West Aurora (Illinois) School District's Greenman Elementary School. The double-sided stage features one proscenium facing the gymn, for large events, with... 11/30/2006
Building Blueprints: Auditoriums Performing Spaces. Advocates for the black box theatre over the traditional proscenium stage. The author lists the cost-savings aspects of the black box, and she mentions also the creative energy that the black box... 11/30/2010
Building Blueprints: Auditoriums/Performing Arts Venues. Profiles Cincinnati's new School for Creative and Performing Arts. The 250,000 square foot K- 12 features custom practice rooms and studios, sound stages, three performing venues, and LEED... 07/31/2009

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