Select Projects

Jazz at Lincoln Center

New York Measurement and evaluation of groundborne vibration and noise from NYCT subway trains. Building isolation design for Rose Theater to achieve the threshold of hearing.

Suzanne Roberts Theater

Philadelphia Building isolation design for the performance hall of a small theater incorporated into a larger building, located adjacent to the SEPTA Broad Street subway line.

Kimmel Center

Philadelphia Groundborne vibration study/building isolation design for the Philadelphia Orchestra performance hall and Perelman Theater located adjacent to the SEPTA Broad Street rail subway.

Benaroya Concert Hall

Seattle Measurement and evaluation of groundborne vibration and noise from trains operating in tunnel below site. Mitigation feasibility assessment and design of hall vibration and noise isolation.

Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts

Toronto Vibration analysis and control services for opera house located adjacent to subway and streetcar rail transit lines. Work included site vibration survey and building isolation design.

Sangnam Hall

Seoul, Korea Groundborne noise and vibration study and building isolation design for performance hall above parking, adjacent to an office building tower and adjacent to a rail transit subway line.

Six Continents Hotel

500 Atlantic Avenue, Boston Isolation design for hotel/condominium building located directly on top of roadway tunnel ventilation building that had large supply and exhaust fans creating high levels of structure-borne noise.

Winspear Centre Concert Hall

Edmonton, Canada Specialized vibration services including measurement, analysis, and design recommendations for isolating hall from ground vibration impacts due to light rail transit operations.

Contact Our Experts 

James Phillips, FASA
James Phillips, FASA

Successful isolation on projects where potential sources of groundborne or structure-borne noise and vibration impacts have included:

  • evaluating existing groundborne vibration and noise
  • projecting expected vibration and noise
  • determining isolation design requirements
  • developing effective isolation designs
  • detailed design, materials and specifications for isolation system