It’s a lecture hall. It’s a recital hall. It’s both!

The Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario aims to recruit the best scientists in the world and wanted their building to be a primary attraction.
As acoustical engineers, we were tasked with including an intimate 210-seat room that needed to function as a lecture hall by day and a recital hall by night.
To satisfy the needs of both speech and music we worked with Saucier + Perrotte Architects to create a space that has quickly become one of Canada’s favourite recital halls – featuring acts like The Juilliard String Quartet.

More Case Studies in this Category

Keeping stacked classrooms quiet.

McMaster Living and Learning Centre

Read More

Creating a destination for learning.

Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Read More

Designing for dynamic arts education.

Ryerson School of Image Arts

Read More

Waterfront learning.

George Brown Waterfront Campus

Read More