FORT WAYNE, INDIANA
extraordinary facility is located near the existing Fine Arts Building and
Williams Theater on the Indiana University – Purdue University campus. Its
design incorporates the distinguishing aesthetic characteristics of those
buildings so it blends contextually with them and complements the overall look
of the campus’s northern end.
between and enhancing the existing pine grove and north-south pedestrian spine
of the campus, the building was designed as a musical bar, crescendo-ing in
plan and elevation from north to south, climaxing at its crown jewel: the
auditorium, recognized as one of finest acoustically performing spaces in the
region and winning accolades for its aesthetic design from the AIA.
many notable features are ...
- a 250-seat recital hall,
- classrooms and student practice
- choral and instrumental rehearsal
- faculty studios,
- a 1,600-seat auditorium,
- an art gallery,
- percussion studios,
- piano labs, and
- administrative and community offices.