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Author Mistur, Mark

Title The architecture of EMPAC : the tangible and the tantalizing / Mark Mistur with Johannes Goebel ; contributions by Shirley Ann Jackson . . . [and others]

Publ Info Troy, New York : Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2010
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA6830 .M57 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Contents of DVD is listed on the page facing the back cover
Contents Part I: the agenda. Architectural matters -- The emergence of a new American context -- A tradition of excellence --The possible dream -- A vision refined -- Deconstructing "EMPAC": what's in a name? -- Performance design -- Perspective / Johannes Goebel - EMPAC: scales, senses and the creation of meaning -- Part II: the journey -- On complexity -- The selection of an architect -- Perspective / Sir Nicholas Grimshaw - A project to remember -- Construction zone -- Engineering EMPAC -- The big move -- Perspective / Larry Kirkegaard - Approaching design when sound matters: the essential collaboration -- Soundspace -- Perspective / William Hogan - Designing for the eye, the body and the ear; a dialogue between two rooms -- Part III: the possibilities -- A new icon -- A compelling brief -- Perspective / Joshua Dachs - Theater planning and design -- Performance spaces: the venues -- Appendix I -- Appendix II
LC subject Architecture, Modern -- 21st century
Architectural design
Theater architecture
Architectural acoustics
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Add Author Goebel, Johannes, 1949-
ISBN 9780578072401