Company News

A Great Joint ASA/AES Meeting

The Great 78 Project

This month’s joint meeting between the Philadelphia Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES) was a fascinating and informative look into the world of audio preservation and archiving, focusing on a project called The Great 78 Project.… Read More

Entrepreneurs’ Panel Features Felicia

Felicia Doggett (Founder and President, Metropolitan Acoustics) and Brian Linton (Founder and CEO, United by Blue) were panelists at the Customer Engagement & Innovation Forum for an informative discussion about their companies and the excitement that comes with being innovators within their respective fields.… Read More

It’s a Girl!

Congratulations to Graham and his wife on the birth of their beautiful daughter this month! She is healthy, curious, and adorable.

After she was born, Graham was able to take some time off to analyze and test the various demising wall assemblies in the nursery and throughout the adjacent rooms in his house for their ability to handle WUTP (Wake Up The Parents) sound transmission.… Read More

Honoring Perry World House…Again!

The awards keep coming!

On November 9th, Perry World House and design firm 1100 Architect were honored at the AIANYS Design Awards Recognition Reception at the 2017 AIA QUAD State Convention. The New York State chapter of the AIA recognized the dramatic and innovative design work with an Award of Citation.… Read More

New Faces!

Please join us in welcoming two new members of the Metropolitan Acoustics team!

Hyun Hong has joined us as a full-time Acoustical Consultant. He took the long way here! After graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, Hyun earned a Ph.D in Architectural Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.… Read More

High Five!

What a great night for our company at the 2017 AIA Design Awards! Out of the very select group of Merit Award winners for Design in this year’s competition, Metropolitan Acoustics was a design partner on five of the teams. We are very proud to have received recognition along with the other partners and consultants that were involved in these award-winning projects:

  • The Moelis Reading Room at the Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania – Gensler
  • Perelman Auditorium – MGA Partners
  • El Corazón Cultural Center, Taller Puertorriqueńo – WRT
  • Pennovation Center – KSS Architects
  • River Houses; Harvard University Residence Halls – KieranTimberlake Associates
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A Grand Day in Old City

On October 17th, a nice crowd was on hand in Old City Philadelphia for the Grand Opening Ceremony for 500 Walnut, a beautiful new condominium project we have been involved in over the last few years. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was on hand to deliver some remarks at the celebration of this already popular residential building in the historic Independence Hall District.… Read More

SteelStacks Comes out on Top

The Ruby Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) is an award given to a project that best represents innovation and inspiration in city redevelopment. The Bethlehem SteelStacks Arts and Culture Campus won the Gold Award, beating out 120 submissions from all over the country.… Read More

ASA Philadelphia Fall 2017 Meeting

A group of us ventured out to the world headquarters of Armstrong in Lancaster, PA for the Acoustical Society of America Philadelphia Chapter Fall Meeting. There was a good group on hand and we were given a tour of Armstrong’s facilities in which they manufacture and test acoustical ceiling tile and other products for architectural installations.… Read More