CHAPTER 13 Application


It is time to put our ideas to work now. This final chapter applies the principles of the optimized design to some typical performance spaces. Our first representative will be a theater suitable for musical theater and concerts with capacity of around 1500 seats. The next is a larger concert hall/opera house venue and finally an arena. The arena will be used in three different ways: as a concert venue, a sports venue, and a reduced portion will be used as a house of worship. In each venue, we will demonstrate different ways to design successful systems. We will apply the techniques we have developed to provide designs of vastly different scale, power, and budget. These will have common positions and restrictions, ...

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