Company News

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

Welcome Glenn Giddings!

Metropolitan Acoustics is pleased to announce the addition of Glenn Giddings to the team!

Glenn joins us as a full-time Marketing Director, bringing with him over ten years of experience in marketing with a large home building company, and previous experience with K’NEX- the construction toy company before that.… Read More

Real Runners!

Felicia completed her 8th Broad Street Run in early May, with some company from the office for the first time ever. Co-op Jonathon Joyce from Drexel was a racer this year as well, and put that college energy and fitness to good use by blazing across the finish line with a very impressive time (more about Jonathon below).… Read More

Topping it Off

To celebrate the installation of the last structural beam to 500 Walnut, a “Topping-Off” Ceremony was held on March 23rd. The event featured a fife-and-drum corps, and in attendance were such notable guests as Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, project architect Cecil Baker, and our own Felicia Doggett.… Read More

The MAR is MARvelous!

The Museum of the American Revolution (MAR) opened its doors on April 19 in historic Philadelphia near Independence Hall.  The much anticipated 118,000 SF new building is home to art, manuscripts and printed works from the nation’s Revolutionary Period.  Metropolitan Acoustics was part of the design team reviewing the acoustics for the Museum’s Discovery Rooms, which include multiple zones representing outdoor and indoor spaces such as a church, tavern, home parlor, troop encampment, cemetery and streets through a market. … Read More

Acoustics By The Numbers

A recent article in the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) newsletter cited statistics in membership by size of acoustical firms.  Since much of our analysis is done with numbers – here is an  impressive number about the size of our firm that we’d like to share with you!… Read More

Popular Perry!

Thanks to all who voted!  The Perry World House  at the University of Pennsylvania recently won the Architizer A+Awards Popular Choice Award in the Higher Education & Research Facilities category.  Next time on Penn’s campus, stroll by this renovated worldly gathering place for faculty and students located at 3803 Locust Walk and give it your own thumbs up for approval! … Read More