Beauty in Distanced Performance at Buddy Holly Hall

  |  February 1, 2021

Acoustics in Buddy Holly Hall

Carlos Rivera, Associate Principal at Jaffe Holden, recently attended the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra’s first Masterworks concert at the new Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock, Texas. The program featured Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with guest soloist Philippe Quint and represents a culmination of seven years of planning, design, and construction. The socially... Read More

How Orange Spaces Create Community

  |  July 7, 2019

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A cool new buzz word among designers and programmers of centers of learning and related venues is Orange Space. The term is commonly used to designate an area on early blueprints or floor plans that lack a designated application; in other words, they have not been programmed as formal collaboration/learning spaces. But as universities, colleges... Read More

Acoustics for Found Spaces Part II

  |  June 22, 2019

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Quite often during the programming of a new performance space or production area, the inclusion of acoustic design can mean that the intended space will offer additional flexibility. And while the amount of reverberation and sound isolation within a classroom, assembly hall or black-box theater will determine its target application, there is no denying that... Read More