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Lenfest Hall Awarded Best Project Overall

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Engineering News-Record recently named Lenfest Hall at Curtis Institute of Music as Best Project Overall for 2012!  We are proud to have been a part of this project, and congratulations to VSBA and everyone involved!  Here’s the press release with details on […]

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AIA-COTE Top Ten Winner

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Last week we briefly mentioned the American Institute of Architect’s- Committee on the Environment (AIA-COTE) awards. We are honored to have been a part of the Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts project led by SMP Architects. […]

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Learning by Design is the premier source for education and design innovation and excellence. We are happy to be a part of the Mount Nittany Elementary School LEED project which has received an honorable mention and will be featured in the […]

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October 2012: Up On the Rooftop

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Rooftop units (RTUs) can be appealing HVAC systems due to their ability to save space within the building and their comparatively low up-front cost. Sounds like a good idea, right? Here’s the catch: RTUs generate high levels of noise and […]

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AIA Design Award Winners

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AIA Philadelphia recently announced the 2012 Awards for Design Excellence.  Metropolitan Acoustics is happy to be part of two design teams that received awards. Gold Built Architect:  KieranTimberlake Project:  Edgar N. Putnam Event Pavillion Location:  James A. Michener Art Museum, […]

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Preservation Achievement Awards

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Every year the Preservation Alliance celebrates the individuals, organizations, businesses and projects that “exemplify outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation throughout the region.” We are extremely honored and pleased to have been notified that two of our projects are […]

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September 2012: Video Display Design

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“What does that say?” “Can you make it brighter?” “I can’t see!” Are these typical statements your clients hear when showing a video or conducting a Power Point presentation? There are many considerations to think about when designing a video presentation […]

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August 2012: Speech Privacy in Open Office Designs

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Are you eavesdropping on your coworkers? Are sounds from the office copier driving you nuts? Open office spaces are taking over the corporate landscape with their enticing benefits: a more collaborative working environment, flexible layouts, and lower construction costs.  But […]

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July 2012: Green A/V

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As the “Green A/V” bandwagon grows, there seems to be a plethora of marketing materials touting energy savings and reduced environmental impact. Do these claims hold truth, or are they just marketing hype? It is possible to design and integrate A/V […]

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June 2012: Outdoor Music Venues

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Welcome to summer and our June newsletter. This month we’ll be discussing an appropriate topic for the season – outdoor music venues. Two that Metropolitan Acoustics helped design stand out – The Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks (Bethlehem, PA) and Sea Isle […]