Hamel Music Center, The Structural Key to Outstanding Performances
University of Wisconsin-Madison sought to transform the School of Music into a gateway connection from campus to community by creating a new arts corridor by the Hamel Music Center adjacent to University Avenue.
Experts considered the facility’s structural strength and support, reverberation and sound isolation, acoustical needs, and building materials. A balance between the structural, acoustic, and architectural designs resulted in a world-class music facility right on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus.
As part of the design team, raSmith (structural engineer) worked with Strang, Inc. (architect) and Talaske (acoustics) to provide this efficient design. The project was led by Steinberg Hart.
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