John Goodman Amphitheatre at MSU wins design award

November 1st, 2023

Missouri State Office of Visual Media The applause isn’t coming only from Missouri State University (MSU) theater patrons following performances in the university’s new alfresco space, the John Goodman Amphitheatre. This summer, design and development firm Fabritecture won the STA Special Commendation (Internationally Fabricated Projects) award for the project. Fabritecture/Gayle Babcock, Architectural Imageworks LLC For […]

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The Rady Shell

November 1st, 2022

Seen from a distance, the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, in San Diego, Calif., is a striking sight. In daylight, it looks like something that might have emerged from San Diego Bay, but at night it becomes a popular concert venue, with an enormous stage, 3,386 programmable LED lights and a powerful amplification system.  First […]

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The Shell amphitheater stuns on San Diego Bay

September 1st, 2021

The stage of the Rady Shell incorporates a state-of-the-art constellation sound system designed to provide an exemplary sound environment for symphony musicians, while also providing the technical flexibility required for a variety of other performances. Photos: San Diego Symphony. Years in the making—and a year delayed by the pandemic—the new summer home of the San […]

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Putting the art in fabric architecture

May 1st, 2021

“The Canyon” installation at the Salt Lake City International Airport was inspired by Utah’s slot canyons formed from water rushing through rock over millions of years. Photo: © Recury, Dreamstime. A successful work of public art today should not be treated as an object sitting in the environment; rather it should be interpreted as the […]

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