Originally published in Interiors & Sources

04/23/2008

Paradiso's New Sound Gets Guests Groovin'

 
April 23 , 2008
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Paradiso's New Sound Gets Guests Groovin'
Going far beyond providing guests with picturesque views of the Adriatic Riviera, the Paradiso night club in Rimini, Italy, recently took luxury to the next level by installing a new sound system. Used for both dining background music and the dance club at night, the sound system is designed to blend aesthetically with the architecture.
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Old Center Gets New Look
America's oldest continuous-use performing arts center, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, recently got a makeover that features an undulating glass canopy. The concept for the canopy — a wavy, transparent surface composed of glass triangles — is an architectural expression of the center's historical adaptation of blending its programming with tradition and innovation.
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Understated Retail Center Garners Award
Skylights and sculptures and parks, oh my! The newly expanded NorthPark shopping center in Dallas earned an international design award thanks to its many unique features including contrasting colors and a sculpture gallery. The facility also features clerestories and skylights that shed some natural light on tenants' merchandise.
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Artists Abound in Renovation
A renovation at an Austin office tower includes a massive installation over the span of an existing lobby light wall by Barbara Strasen. The renovation will completely rework the building's plaza and lobby and features other artists as well, such as an acrylic and light work by Vasa Mihich.
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