Project Profile

Case Study: Harvard Business School’s Klarman Hall

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Harvard Business School is one of the top business schools in the world. Klarman Hall, the School’s two-story, 81,000-square-foot venue, combines elements of a large-scale conference center, performance space, and community forum. Thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other visitors take part in hundreds of campus activities at Klarman Hall each year.


Project File: Rochester Institute of Technology’s MAGIC Spell Studios

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RPG Acoustical is proud to have been part of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s new MAGIC Spell Studios.

Located in Upstate New York, Rochester Institute of Technology is rapidly becoming a leader in digital media education. With the growing demand for state of the art technology, it was required that the Institute upgrade its facilities to provide the highest quality resources for students. RIT employed the services of architect SWBR as well as acoustical consultant Dennis Janson Design to envision and bring to life the brand new MAGIC Spell studios. As a state of the art facility to match any digital media needs, the studio focuses on a number of disciplines including film, animation, graphic design, virtual reality, and gaming. Let’s take a quick look at what the project was and what RPG products were implemented into the design.


Project Profile: Tivoli Ave Theater in Sydney, Australia

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Take a look at this stunning theater in Sydney, Australia known as the Tivoli Ave Theater.

Tivoli Ave Theater in Sydney, Australia is a stunning private residential theater. The space takes advantage of three RPG Acoustical products: our slotted Modffractal diffusers in a Mahogany finish, the solid Mahogany FlutterFree-W, and Expo Panels in a colored lacquer finish. These technologies work together to create an ideal, premium theater experience that simply can’t be beaten. Let’s break down some more information on how the theater benefits from RPG-engineered products and what makes them so unique.


Project Profile: Erie Community College’s State of the Art STEM Building

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Erie Community College has a new STEM building equipped with customized Clearsorber Panels, which are both visually appealing and functional.

Erie Community College, located in upstate New York, is one of the many schools within the reputable State University of New York (SUNY) system. While the institution has long been known for its fantastic academics, the campus itself had less of a shining reputation—that is, until they opened up their state of the art STEM building equipped with all the facilities such an educational powerhouse needs. As part of an overall effort to modernize the school, Erie Community College’s STEM building is a fantastic step in giving students the facilities they need to obtain a world-class education and RPG is proud to have been part of the endeavor.


Project Profile: Knack Studios in Chennai, India

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Knack Studios fills a need for professional audio and video post-processing.
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In recent years, India’s film industry, colloquially called Bollywood, has thriving in new and exciting ways. The rapidly growing market requires the right tools to keep up with the changing tides, such as world-class post-production facilities. The newly founded Knack Studios fills this void. Envisioned as a top-tier facility capable of offering audio, video, and even CGI post-production services, much of the studio was designed by the Walters-Storyk Design Group to offer the highest caliber of performance, and RPG is proud to have contributed to the effort.


Project Profile: Drexel University Music Studio

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Drexel University’s music studio takes advantage of a number of RPG’s acoustical treatments. Photo Credit: Walter-Storyk Design Group.

As one of America’s largest institutes of higher education, Drexel University offers a wide variety of disciplines to suit the interests of any academic. First launched in 2004, the Music Industry program has grown in popularity and excellence, creating the need to expand its facilities. To accommodate the needs of the rapidly growing Recording Arts & Music and Music Business programs, the university took action to scale its facilities with its population. RPG is proud to have contributed a number of its products to the project.


Project Profile: Exemplary Schooling at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts

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The Duke Ellington School of the Arts is a world class institution that takes advantage of our Omniffusor FRG to create an ideal learning environment.

High school is an environment that fosters the intellectual and creative spirit of young adults, and the Duke Ellington School of the Arts is a world class example of this kind of institution. Since 1974 the school, located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, has been ensuring that students are well equipped to pursue a career in the arts, incorporating everything from dance, music, the visual arts and more. The Duke Ellington School of the Arts is such an important Washington D.C. educational institution and RPG Acoustical is proud to have been a part of the project.


Project Profile: A Modern Twist on Traditional Dining With Les Sablons – See, Taste and Hear the Difference

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Les Sablons offers a unique dining experience that offers thrilling auditory and visual experiences as well.

Located in the historic Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Les Sablons offers a dining experience crafted by some of the most experienced restaurateurs in the Boston metropolitan area. Describing itself as “somewhere between London and Paris,” the establishment offers modernized twists on French classics that have long been favorites of those who love fine dining. With a menu that includes everything from monkfish to rye spaghetti, Les Sablons is ideal for those already familiar with classic French cuisine but are seeking a unique experience. Les Sablons is amongst a growing new class of restaurants opening around the country who are leveraging currentacoustical technologies available to designers for controlling sound levels beautifully. So not only do they deliver excellent cuisine and service, but they do so in an environment that is much less noisy and distracting as most other restaurants. We say—people are noisy, let them be—there are solutions for that!