A Tower Fit for a King

April 30, 2008
April 30 , 2008
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A Tower Fit for a King
Or in this case, a queen. Architects designed the top of the new Great American Building in Cincinnati to resemble a tiara, serving as a landmark for what has become known as the “Queen City.” The tower features a royally impressive view of the city, the riverfront, and the Great American Ballpark, and sustainable elements will make the structure the greenest in the city’s downtown.
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Bending the Rules

The new addition to the Natick Collection in Natick, MA, challenges long-accepted rules of mall design with skylights, curved architecture, and unique uses of glass.
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An Undulating Façade for Neiman Marcus
The Natick Collection mall is anchored by a façade that features undulating, wavy stainless steel panels designed to look like a dress on a woman.
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Resource Center

Hospital or Hospitality?
It’s not clear which best fits the elegant towers that make up the 360-bed, HDR-designed Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD), located on Al Sowa Island in the United Arab Emirates. Based on a village concept, the master plan features a central hospital tower surrounded by pools, parks, and gardens—all designed to offer healing environments for CCAD patients.
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An Interior for Interaction
Designed to encourage teamwork and interaction, a San Diego office building renovation features shared-use office spaces and large windows in independent offices. New interior finishes give workspaces a crisp, clean look, and daylight harvesting light fixtures add sustainability to the mix.
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SH Acoustics was responsible for the acoustics and audio design at the Newseum, featured in the AT News story “Technology is King at D.C.’s Newseum” on April 16.
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April 23, 2008 Paradiso's New Sound Gets Guests Groovin'
April 16, 2008 Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum
April 09, 2008 Research Building Goes for the Gold
April 02, 2008 Music Venue Features Spectacular Sound and Sight
March 26, 2008 Building Gets Green with Unique Lighting and Water Features
March 19, 2008 CityCenter to Showcase World-Famous Art
March 12, 2008 Patient Tower Designed to Accommodate Growing Population
March 05, 2008 Modern Museum Begins Campus-Wide Art Installation

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