Integrated design enhances immersive experience.
Studios, galleries, and performance spaces each require distinctive environmental, acoustic, and technological design solutions to enhance the creative and audience experience.
The project secures both the structure and the priceless collections it houses for future visitors and researchers.Modernization Historic Preservation
American University recently interviewed students about their memories of building artistic communities in the Katzen Arts Center.Community Impact
The Gaertner Performing Arts Center has recently won some high praise for Sam Houston State University. As reported in "Gaertner Performing Arts Center a source of pride for SHSU", The Huntsville Item highlights that the facility is helping to attract some of the best faculty and students through its high-quality facility. In fact, according to College Degree Search, the Gaertner Performing Arts Center is considered the 13th most amazing art center in the United States, ranking it among prestigious centers at much larger universities.
The first thing visitors notice when they step into the Peter Irving Wold Center from the main entrance is the Steinway baby grand piano to the right. It's the centerpiece of the College's unique Laboratory for Electrical Engineering and Music Research.