Electronic Security 101

September 17, 2021   
What You Need to Know About Electronic Security We’re often asked to design security systems for our clients. However, the term “security system” can be deceptive. Today, most organizations, facilities, and communities rely on multiple interconnected systems for their security

Recent Design Trends for AV Systems

May 6, 2021   
We were recently contacted by a friend who is the Chief Technology Officer for a large hospital. He became involved with a major renovation project on his main campus. Having been involved with the Design/Bid/Build process many times before, he

E-news September 2020

September 11, 2020   
Project Highlight Asheville Art Museum Expansion and Renovation Established in 1948, the Asheville Art Museum is the third oldest art museum in North Carolina. At the beginning of this century the museum recognized a need for more space, and for

The Community – Placemaking in a Post-Pandemic World

May 11, 2020   
TA partnered with Cline Design and other industry peers to look into the future of design, discussing how they might provide solutions that address the current pandemic and other crisis situations. A summary of the article taken from The Community

Can you hear me now?

April 16, 2020   
As I draft this note we continue to shelter at home and are continuing to see an increase in virtual meetings. I cannot begin to imagine how we would have conducted this work even two years ago. Changes in technology and the

Looking Your Best on Video as You Work from Home

April 9, 2020   
Following up on the Quick Tips for Virtual Meetings we shared last week (link here), I wanted to dive into the topic of looking your best on camera. As pointed out before, much of this is common sense, but you

Norway’s Changing Airwaves: A Foreshadowing of the United States’ Shifting Radio Channels -Why You Should Care

January 31, 2017   
The change to digital radio in an entire Scandinavian country is a reminder of changing regulations governing the telecommunication airwaves across the world. These changes can impact how well your wireless audio equipment works into the future! Norway will officially

The Exceptional Communication Experience – It’s More Than Just Technology!

January 29, 2016   
“We help design the full experience” was stated in a Lessons Learned project wrap-up meeting. The project was for an Investment firm and was a hybrid of project delivery methods: design/build for rooms the owner felt could be cloned and

What Will Your Learning Space Look Like in 2018?

January 12, 2015   
What our learning spaces will look like — and how they will function — in 2018. The building blocks for the future of learning space design are already around us. Exploring five key areas will highlight the challenges our industry

Wireless Audio Systems

June 1, 2014   
“I just want to stream the audio from my laptop or device to the audio system in the conference room,” was a request during an initial design meeting.  This is another great example of technology in the home now pushing