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Got Privacy?

Sound transmission between offices is an issue we run into all the time. More often than not, the point of a private office is for… privacy! But if proper sound control measures are not addressed during construction, you are going to be able to hear conversations and meetings going on in the office next to yours whether you like it or not.… Read More


IIDA PA/NJ/DE Awards 2017

At the 13th annual International Interior Design PA/NJ/DE Chapter Awards on June 28th, there was one big winner. The Moelis Family Grand Reading Room at the University of Pennsylvania’s Van Pelt-Dietrich Library took home the Viewer’s Choice Award as well as the Best in Education Award.… Read More


Winning Big at ULI’s Willard Rouse III Awards for Excellence!

At a celebration  on June 14th attended by more than 260 real estate and land development professionals, eight winners of the Willard G. Rouse III Awards for Excellence were announced representing a variety of different project types. Metropolitan Acoustics is proud to have been on three of the award-winning design teams:

 

South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center,

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Broad and Morris Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Architect:  Venturi, Scott, Brown, and Associates

This is truly a groundbreaking project.… Read More


New PHA Headquarters- A Beautiful Day to Break Ground

On a picture-perfect Wednesday morning, Metropolitan Acoustics’ Felicia and Xian attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Philadelphia Housing Authority’s new headquarters. A large crowd gathered on site in the Sharswood neighborhood in Philadelphia to celebrate this milestone in the development and ongoing transformation of this part of the city.… Read More


Good Vibrations!

One of our most unique and specialized services is vibration monitoring, and we are making some serious waves with our technology in this growing industry. With ongoing projects in both construction site monitoring and micro-vibration monitoring of laboratory environments, our reach is expanding both geographically and into new and different industries.… Read More


Packed House at W.I.A.

Our very own Woman in Architecture (yes- Felicia of course!) was on hand on June 6th at the WIA Annual Scholarship Fundraiser featuring renowned architect Billie Tsien. Billie gave an engaging and powerful talk to the sold-out crowd and hosted a lively Q + A session afterwards.… Read More


North of the Border

At the beginning of this month, a group of us had the opportunity to visit Pliteq, an acoustical product manufacturer in Toronto. Scott, Graham, Xian, Bob, and Felicia touched down in time for an informative and interesting tour of Pliteq’s headquarters, factory, and test lab, and got to spend time with some of the great people who work there.… Read More


2017 Preservation Achievement Award Winners

And the winners are…

The 24th annual Preservation Achievement Awards were held June 7th at Vie, the beautiful  French Provincial event hall in the heart of Philadelphia.

Felicia and Mary were in attendance for the awards ceremony, recognizing excellence in the field of historic preservation.… Read More


Hitting the Links

On a slightly less windy but equally sunny day as last year, Seth Harrison and Scott Hulteen hit the links earlier this week for the annual ASHRAE Spring Golf Tournament held at DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware.  Over 100 fellow ASHRAE members gathered to  talk shop and try to stay in the fairways.… Read More


One Riverside- Serenity by the Schuylkill

An esteemed group which included politicians, city planners, a performing tai chi artist, and Metropolitan Acoustics’ own Felicia Doggett was on hand at the ribbon cutting ceremony for One Riverside on May 2nd. The 22-story condo building on the banks of the Schuylkill River represents a key milestone in residential development in Philadelphia.… Read More