The firm’s vision is to provide excellence across the board, in the design of concert, drama, multi use and entertainment performance and rehearsal space for institutional, educational and professional organizations. The partners’ collaborative approach combines decades of knowledge with a sensitive combination of clarity and candor. The entire Akustiks team is dedicated to creating performance spaces worldwide that are wonderfully tuned instruments for listening to orchestral, operatic, and theatrical performances that both dazzle and delight.
defining sound for the next generation
Meeting the needs of performing and visual arts organizations and educational institutions with a portfolio of innovative and acclaimed performing arts and museum projects in North and South America has helped Akustiks become a global leader in its field.
Belo Horizonte, Brasil: Collaborating with our affiliate office, Acustica e Sonica. Akustiks provided consulting in the areas of room acoustics, sound system design, orchestra and organ accommodation for this new 1500-seat hybrid concert hall.
Saint Paul, Minnesota: “You could sense the excitement of the musicians over their new home, especially during the Beethoven, as the players leaned forward in their seats, listening to one another intently. Inner voices and solo lines came through beautifully. Yet the overall sound had symphonic depth and, during big climaxes, plenty of heft.” – Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times; March 8, 2015
(Photo: Chelsea Tischler)
San Antonio, Texas: “Since opening in early September, the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has roared out of the gates, blowing away visitors with its outstanding acoustics and drawing major acts.” - San Antonio Express-News
(Photo: Ed LaCasse)
Diana Ross Opens Renovated Kings Theatre in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York
“…it now once again looks magnificent, with its gorgeous interiors featuring terrific sightlines and superb acoustics.”- Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter
Las Vegas, Nevada
"The acoustically perfect room delivered rolling fields of subtlety with crisp layers of percussion (two, count 'em, two gongs), brass, woodwind and strings in brilliant sudden displays of dynamics." - Nathan Tannenbaum, The Las Vegas Review Journal
42nd Street, New York
"Intimacy is the thing in the Griffin. Its first two productions in the space - Athol Fugard's Blood Knot and Will Eno's Title and Deed - contained many moments when actors spoke barely above a hush, yet every word was intelligible." - David Barbour, Lighting and Sound America - December 2012
(photo:David Sundberg / Esto)
Nashville, Tennessee: “…a hall where every sound is not only heard but felt…an acoustic gem and one of the most successful auditoriums built in a century.” – Michael Linton, The Wall Street Journal; Sept. 12, 2006
“Teatro Mayor, one of the best acoustics in the world.” - Daniel Barenboim
(Photo: Enrique Guzmán)