Corporate Training and Media CenterMayfield Heights, OH
Design Achievement - This Fortune 500 Insurance Giant needed a modern, tech-enabled Media and Training Center to execute its growing internal educational programs. DLR Group’s solution transforms raw warehouse space into a state-of-the-art platform for digital and physical content production and distribution. The new auditorium offers complete flexibility to accommodate corporate seminars, panel discussions, and filming and broadcasting. In support spaces, dynamically formed screen walls curve to function as both wall and overhanging ceiling. This repeating feature allows for the seamless integration of technology, and makes possible the conversion of raw warehouse volumes into inviting spaces that aesthetically match the client’s refined corporate standards.
Scope Summary - The project involved the renovation and adaptation of 15,000 SF of existing warehouse space. The new fan-shaped, steeply raked auditorium has a capacity of 175. A significant feature of the project includes large format integrated video walls with green screen capability. The new space is fully acoustically separated from the adjacent spaces, possesses critical light and sound locks, and provides acoustically sensitive heating, air conditioning, and ventilation to mechanical systems. The space was designed to provide superb acoustical performance. Patron and presenter amenity spaces support the auditorium, and include backstage support and green rooms, catering areas, restrooms and lobby spaces. Additional technological support spaces include a media center, video studio, control rooms for sound and video, and editing rooms. DLR Group|WRL providedarchitecture, MEP and structural engineering, interior design, theater technical, audiovisual, information transport, and security design.
DLR Group acquired Westlake Reed Leskosky in September 2016. Today, the combined design expertise and resources of Westlake Reed Leskosky and DLR Group serve clients as a global, integrated design firm committed to elevating the human experience through design.