Taubman Museum of Art

Acoustics, audio-visual, security and communications systems for the Taubman Museum of Art complex comprising a 72,000 square foot main building and an 8,000 square foot education center. The main building includes a 150 seat auditorium, a 250 seat black box theatre, exhibit space, office space, a boardroom, and a cafe. The education center includes a lecture room and education studios.

Acoustics

Architectural acoustics, room acoustics, sound isolation, and mechanical and electrical systems noise and vibration control.

Audio-Visual

Audio-visual systems for the 150 seat auditorium and a boardroom, and paging systems for the back-of-house spaces. A steerable line array speaker system is utilized to overcome difficult acoustics in the glass enclosed lobby and prefunction space.

Communications

A structured cabling system for the complex.

Security

Access control, video surveillance, and intercom systems.

Awards

The Taubman Museum of Art complex is the recipient of a 2007 American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum and a 2009 International Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, Metropolitan Arts Press, and The European Centre for Art Design and Urban Studies.

Project Data
LOCATION SIZE SERVICES CLIENT ASSOCIATE ARCHITECT
Roanoke, Virginia 80,000 square feet Acoustics, Audio-Visual, Communications, Security Randall Stout Architects, Inc. RRMM Architects, PC