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MAR is MARvelous!

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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 […]

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Topping it Off

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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 […]

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Acoustics By The Numbers

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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 […]

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Judge Judy

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Judge Judy (Felicia) Doggett visited her alma mater as a judge in the semi-final round of Hen Hatch 2017, part of the University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship. The competition is open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff, and […]

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Popular Perry!

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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 […]

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Conference Room Make Over

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We love the northern and western views out our windows. But, nothing beats the new city views in our conference rooms! Thanks to Michael McCool of Orangepiel (www.orangepiel.com) and Milt Morris of Wallmate (www.wallmate.net) for transforming our two conference rooms […]

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Temple Class Comes to 8 Penn

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A Temple University architecture class came to our office for a lecture on Architectural Acoustics as presented by Felicia. Over 15 undergraduate students plus their instructor, Seher Erdogan Ford, filled the conference room for a field trip to learn about […]

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Another Notable List

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While we like to be recognized and part of top ten lists – this one has us a little baffled! The job title “Acoustics Consultant” was #2 in a recent article titled “The 10 Weirdest Job Titles in the UK, Revealed”, […]

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Mi Casa es Su Casa

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Metropolitan Acoustics received a telephone call from Marsha Hunter for acoustical guidance in a proposed music performance room in her new dream home in Santa Fe, NM.  The result?  An award winning residence with pop-art color and a Salon with […]