Academic - Higher Education

Broward College Simulation Lab

Fort Lauderdale, FL (2013)

On track for LEED certification, the New Simulation Lab will serve as a simulated hospital environment for students to practice realistic scenarios. The use of state of the art medical simulation equipment required careful integration of Audio and Video recording and processing equipment for monitoring, communication and playback.

Architect: ACAI & Associates, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward College Southwest Center

Miramar, FL (2012)

The Broward College Southwest Center aims to provide affordable and advanced training to the community. This 89,000 square foot, LEED certified mixed-use facility features classrooms, science labs, meeting spaces, and student commons. For this project, ED+A provided acoustic consulting, mechanical noise control, and AV design.

Architect: ACAI & Associates, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Denison University Swasey Chapel

Granville, OH (2014)

This 990-seat chapel is often used to hold campus events and concerts. In 2013, the number of bells in the chapel was expanded. ED+A was brought in to help with the acoustics of the building after this renovation and provided acoustic consulting and AV design.

Architect: Arnold Brunner, Cleveland, OH

Florida Atlantic University College of Business

Boca Raton, FL (2010)

The FAU College of Business underwent renovations to enlarge the usable floor area by combining it with an adjacent lobby, and several large video display walls and a public address system were added. ED+A worked on both the main lobby and the stair lobby by providing acoustic consulting.

Architect: RLC Architects, Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University – Classrooms & Multimedia Theatres (FAU)

Boca Raton, FL (2010)

FAU’s premier educational and research institution recently benefitted from the renovation of the College of Arts and Letters. ED+A provided room acoustics and mechanical noise and vibration control services for offices, classrooms, conference rooms, atrium/lobby spaces, and the four multi-media theatres.

Architect: Astorino Architects, Boca Raton, FL

Lynn University Central Energy Plant

Boca Raton, FL (2012)

ED+A provided acoustic consulting for the Lynn University Central Energy Plant by providing preliminary designs for the reduction of equipment noise levels and noise transfer to the local area as well as general acoustic design assistance to the architect and engineers.

Architect: Gensler Architects, Miami, FL

Max Planck Florida Institute (FAU)
Jupiter, FL (2012)

The first Max Planck research institute to be built in the United States, this new 108,147 sf medical research facility includes laboratories, support spaces and a 100-seat auditorium. ED+A holds responsibility for room acoustics, mechanical noise & vibration control, IT, and audio/video system design for the facility that opened in 2012.

Architect: ZGF Architects, Washington DC
Architect: PGAL, Boca Raton, FL

New World Symphony
Miami Beach, FL (2011)

ED+A, in collaboration with Nagata Acoustics America, confirmed elements of the architectural design and noise control strategies during the construction administration phase of this $160 million,107,000 sf educational facility. The 690+ seat concert hall boasts vineyard seating, a recording studio, a rooftop garden, an exterior projection wall, and outstanding musicians primed to teach, both indoors and out.

Architect: Gehry Partners, Los Angeles, CA

Nova Coral Reef Institute
Dania Beach, FL (2011)

ED+A provided acoustic consulting, sound isolation, and mechanical noise control for the Nova Coral Reef Institute. This coral reef research center is approximately 87,000 square feet and contains laboratories, office spaces, workstations, a 120-person auditorium, seminar rooms, and a small library.

Architect: ACAI & Associates, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida Atlantic University – Music School (FAU)
Boca Raton, FL (2007)

ED+A was retained for the renovation of the existing chorus rehearsal room. The firm’s services included acoustic measurements, architectural drawings, interpretation of the data gathered, and a final report with recommendations for the acoustics environment.

Client: Florida Atlantic University

Florida International University – The Wolfsonian Museum Miami Beach, FL (2007)

Located in Miami’s Art Deco district, this eye-catching building holds art and design collections from North America and Europe, many of which date back to 1885. Acoustical consulting services and sound measurement studies were provided for the museum and lobby areas.

Client: FIU – The Wolfsonian

Oratory at Ave Maria University
Ave Maria, FL (2009)

Referred to as the "heart” of the town, this magnificent space with its vaulted ceiling appears to soar infinitely. ED+A was retained to measure the acoustical characteristics of the oratory, survey the architectural construction, and recommend modifications to improve the clarity of sound.

Client: Ave Maria University

South Florida Community College
Avon Park, FL (2010)

The renovation of the 1,500-seat auditorium, lobbies, and support spaces brought smiles on opening night and provided all comers with a beautiful venue in which to experience a wide range of programming. Services provided by ED+A included room acoustics, mechanical vibration and noise control, and audio video system design.

Architect: STH Architects, West Palm Beach, FL

Stanford University Institute for Chemical Biology and Neurosciences
Stanford, CA (2014)

The new Institute for Chemical Biology and Neurosciences provides a place on campus for students to learn and make discoveries in biomedical science and to train a new generation of hopeful scientists. ED+A provided acoustic consulting, sound isolation, mechanical noise control, and AV design.

Architect: Robert F. Mahoney & Associates, Boulder, CO

SUNY New Academic Building – Old Westbury Campus
New York, NY (2011)

Located on a 600+ acre wooded campus on Long Island, Old Westbury has a student body of 3,300. Acoustics consulting and audio/video system design services for lecture halls and classrooms are being provided for the approximately $30M project.

Architect: Kliment Halsband Architects, New York, NY

University of North Florida – Fine Arts Center
Jacksonville, FL (2004)

This scope of work included acoustic criteria, design details, construction document review, bidding, and construction administration for a 1,100-seat proscenium theatre, a 200-seat recital hall, four large rehearsal halls, faculty offices, studios, and various practice/ensemble rooms. As a Senior Consultant with Kirkegaard Associates, Edward served as principal acoustic consultant and project manager.

Architect: Rink Reynolds Diamond Fisher, Jacksonville, FL



Johnson and Wales Auditorium
North Miami, FL (2012)

As part of the administrative building for Johnson and Wales Hospitatlity College ED+A was retained to work on this kitchen demonstation facility. Services included acoustic predictions and criteria, architectural drawings, mechanical noise control, sightline studies, and a final report with recommendations for the acoustics environment.

Architect: Gallo Herbert Lebolo, Deerfield Beach, FL

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