John Goodman Amphitheatre at MSU wins design award

December 1st, 2023

Missouri State Office of Visual Media The applause isn’t coming only from Missouri State University (MSU) theater patrons following performances in the university’s new alfresco space, the John Goodman Amphitheatre. This summer, design and development firm Fabritecture won the STA Special Commendation (Internationally Fabricated Projects) award for the project. Fabritecture/Gayle Babcock, Architectural Imageworks LLC For […]

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Opening up The Shell

June 1st, 2022

Fans of the San Diego Symphony have been singing praises for the new outdoor performance venue featuring The Rady Shell, inaugurated August 6, 2021, with a full-orchestra concert and a packed audience. As any musician will tell you, acoustics at outdoor performances are often a disappointing aural experience due to wind, intrusive noises and other […]

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The Shell amphitheater stuns on San Diego Bay

October 1st, 2021

The stage of the Rady Shell incorporates a state-of-the-art constellation sound system designed to provide an exemplary sound environment for symphony musicians, while also providing the technical flexibility required for a variety of other performances. Photos: San Diego Symphony. Years in the making—and a year delayed by the pandemic—the new summer home of the San […]

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Putting the art in fabric architecture

June 1st, 2021

“The Canyon” installation at the Salt Lake City International Airport was inspired by Utah’s slot canyons formed from water rushing through rock over millions of years. Photo: © Recury, Dreamstime. A successful work of public art today should not be treated as an object sitting in the environment; rather it should be interpreted as the […]

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Impressive entrance welcomes Australian shoppers

July 1st, 2017

The Pacific Fair Porte Cochere is the impressive entrance structure that acts as the main entry point to the newly renovated $670 million Pacific Fair Shopping Centre in Queensland, Australia. The entrance structure is an extension of the fabric architecture applied to the resort section of the facility. The form of the structure was inspired […]

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