These spaces require the ultimate in acoustic isolation and acoustic performance not only from the audience perspective but critically from the performers perspective as well. This is because the space is a complete system comprising the building, performers, and audience. This system is a conduit for the exchange of ideas, emotions, thoughts, and feelings. It is a very human experience.
We understand this intuitive and counter-intuitive system and design so that both the performers and audience can be uninhibited by the system or building in the exchange of information.
Extraneous noise must be eliminated along with any noise producing equipment within the facility. This includes HVAC and the noise criteria is specified from NC-15 to NC-20.
Electrical and audio wiring must follow special rules to eliminate noise, hum, hash, and interference. This is critical.