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Venue’s cost consultants travel extensively in their work participating in performing arts, visual arts, educational arts, entertainment arts, museums and other specialty venue studies and projects, on an international scale, in North and South America, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and New Zealand. Venue’s US projects, past or current, are located in the following US 37 states and 77 cities:

 

States: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, DC, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

 

Cities: Addison, Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Baltimore, Beloit, Billington, Big Springs, Bloomington, Bowling Green, Brooklyn, Cambridge, Center Harbor, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Chesterfield, Chicago, Cincinnati, Clarksville, Covington, Dallas, Delray Beach, Denver, Dubuque, Duluth, Durham, East Lansing, Elgin, Fairfax, Fayetteville, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Worth, Geddes, Glencoe, Greensboro, Hilton Head, Houston, Idyllwild, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Kohler, Lauderhill, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Lubbock, McAllen, Memphis, Miami, Morgantown, Mt. Crested Butte, New Orleans, New York, Ocala, Oklahoma City, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Pinecrest, Portland, Princeton, Reno, Sacramento, Salt Lake, Sarasota, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, Selbyville, Shelter Cove, Sheboygan, Stillwater, South Beach, St. Petersburg, Sugar Land, Tallahassee, Tampa, Washington, Willimantic.

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Some of our most recent projects

TOBIN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

This 179,000 square foot performing arts center opened on 9th September 2014. The historic façade and towers that define the original landmark on the site of the historic Palmer Auditorium on San Antonio’s Riverwalk, were preserved and integrated into a new state of the art 179,000 sf performing arts center. The main auditorium facilitates multipurpose events or a flat floor with tiered seating for 1,750 people that can be configured for performance, meetings or catered events.


MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, transformation comprises a museum and school of art, a new conservation center, underground parking and a landscape plan that knits together a century’s worth of signature architectural structures. The Glassell School complex is 250,000 square feet, the Museum is 230,000 square feet and the Conservation Center is 63,000 square feet, for a grand total of 544,000 square feet. Construction is scheduled from 2015 through 2019.

ASSEMBLEE RADIEUSE INTERNATIONALE, GABON, AFRICA

This 20,000 square meter (215,000 square feet) assembly hall will be constructed in the hillsides of Gabon’s capital city Libreville. Uniquely designed, the facility features a sloped roof visible throughout the city and three courtyards integrated into the hall’s interior. Notably, the facility’s predominant component is a 1,000-seat auditorium capable of being easily divided into two separate spaces. Additional features include a banquet hall, smaller auditoria, meeting rooms and dining facilities.

ARTS COMMONS, CALGARY, AB, CANADA

This incredibly complex study included the renovation of all venues in the existing Arts Commons Building in downtown Calgary including the Arts Learning Centre, Big Secret Theatre, Engineered Air Theatre, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Jack Singer Concert Hall Lobby, Jack Singer Rehearsal Hall, Founders Room, Martha Cohen Theatre, Max Bell Theatre and Motel. Renovated areas total 43,000 square meters (over 460,000 sf). Linking the different venues together is a shared Sky Lobby, a multi-purpose space crowned by an undulating free form roof. A Pedestrian Bridge also links the existing Centre with a new facility that includes a 900 Seat Proscenium Theatre, 250 Seat Black Box Theatre, 80 Seat Black Box Theatre, Lab/Rehearsal Space, Arts Learning Space, 3 Rehearsal Halls and Centre Court / Lobbies in the creation of a “Town Square” environment. The new building totals nearly 13,000 square meters (140,000 sf).

WRITERS THEATRE, GLENCOE, IL

This theatre in the park currently under construction comprises a 250 seat theatre, 99 seat theatre, front-of-house and back-of-house spaces, and total 36,000 square feet in Glencoe, Illinois.

A luminous grand gallery walk is suspended around the lobby, inviting the entire community to experience the iconic spaces inside. The new theatre center is sustainably designed with a focus on renewable materials and will pursue LEED Gold Certification upon completion.

CINCINNATI MUSIC HALL, CINCINNATI, OH

The Music Hall Revitalization Company was formed to coordinate a major overhaul of Music Hall and will be its first in nearly 50 years. The 1878 landmark renovation will include acoustical improvements, architectural upgrades, seating and equipment replacement, improved restrooms, patron amenities, handicap accessibility rehearsal and production facilities, and updating mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, with a building expansion at the rear.

 

BUDDY HOLLY HALL OF PERFORMING ARTS AND SCIENCES

This 218,000 square foot new building in Lubbock Texas includes amenities of a hybrid performance venue including a 2,220-seat main theater, 425-seat studio theatre,  multi-purpose room, and a bistro café.

The main hall will have the versatility to convert from musical theater, to conference mode, to symphony hall by virtue of its tiered floor to flat floor capability.

EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY FINE ARTS INSTRUCTIONAL CENTER

This 118,000 square foot new building currently under construction comprises a 400 seat concert hall, 250 seat proscenium theatre, 100 seat black box theatre, rehearsal rooms, studios, classrooms, practice rooms, scene and costume shops, offices, Willimantic, Connecticut.

SOUTHERN KENTUCKY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, BOWLING GREEN, KY

Opened in March 2012, this 77,800 sf facility comprises a 1,880 seat multi-purpose theatre, 175 seat studio theatre, rehearsal rooms and an art gallery. During design, substantial energy modeling and building information modeling (including extensive CFD studies) were performed to maximize performance and efficiency.

ROBINSON CENTER, LITTLE ROCK, AR

The 76 year old Robinson Center is undergoing a major renovation to its 2,600 seat proscenium theater and exhibition hall. Improvements included enhanced acoustics, updated interior finishes, technology upgrades, dressing room upgrades, expanded loading dock and storage areas, public lobbies, public restrooms located on multiple levels, street level lobby with centrally located box office and a centrally located grand stair to link multiple lobby levels.

INTERNATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, CHARLESTON, SC

Charleston, South Carolina, has announced plans to build an International African American Museum on the city’s harbor, once a major port for the American slave trade. The 31,500 sf museum will feature interactive exhibits that describe the black experience in America.

ST. KATHARINE DREXEL CHAPEL, XAVIER UNIVERSITY PROJECT, NEW ORLEANS, LA

Completed in 2012, this 12,000 sf place of worship includes a 430 seat sanctuary where the ceiling soars to 65 feet and sunlight is diffused through a perforated aluminum chancel screen. There is also a 40 seat day chapel and outdoor mediation garden.

UTAH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

The George S. and Dolores Doré Ecces Theater is currently under construction in downtown Salt Lake City. The 2,500-seat, state-of-the-art theater will host first-run touring Broadway shows and concerts and provide an additional venue for various Utah performance groups.

Total Estimates For Construction Costs

$2,900 million

Theatres/ Multipurpose Halls

$400 million

Amphitheaters

$600 million

Concert Halls

$700 million

Museums/Fine Arts Centers

$300 million

Music Schools

$200 million

Conference Centers/Convening Halls

$400 million

Opera Houses

$5,400 million

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