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The mockup for the Lobby Feature Wall of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is under construction. This post shares some images and a bit about the process that got us to this point.
An area of pattern exploration on the TCPA is the face of the hall into the main lobby. This is a tall space and the wall has a strong presence so we wanted to create a surface that was visually compelling and intricate without distracting from the spectacle of the surrounding social activity. It was a fairly complex design study and in this post we’ll explain how we laid the panels out on the surface.
LMN’s transformation of the San Antonio Public Auditorium into the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts required the old theater and stage house to be removed and replaced with a contemporary theater and back-of-house areas. The concept for cladding this addition was to wrap all of the new construction in what appeared to be a simple, delicate surface whose appearance would constantly change in different lighting conditions.
While the concept was simple, the actual system was fairly complex. Luckily, even though the system was complex it was not complicated. Here’s what we did…
Since 2009, LMN has been working on the design of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts (previously San Antonio’s Municipal Auditorium), which is getting ready to move into construction. In the coming weeks we’ll be publishing a series of posts unpacking some of the pieces of the project that LMNts was involved with. This introduction post will provide some information about the project’s background and context.