ARTICLE: La Jolla’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center is featured in upcoming book highlighting acoustical design
December 2, 2020
La Jolla’s Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center is featured in an upcoming book chronicling acoustical masterpieces worldwide.
“Concert Halls by Nagata Acoustics: Thirty Years of Acoustical Design for Music Venues and Vineyard-Style Auditoria” is set to be published early next year.
Co-author Daniel Beckmann is an acoustician who served with international acoustical consulting firm Nagata Acoustics for more than 13 years and was responsible for the design and engineering of eight of the 32 concert halls in the book, including The Conrad. Other co-authors are Yasuhisa Toyota, Motoo Komoda, Marc Quiquerez and Erik Bergal.
The Conrad is a 49,000-square-foot performing arts center that opened in 2019 and is the home of the La Jolla Music Society. It features the 500-seat Baker-Baum Concert Hall, a 140-seat flexible performance space known as The JAI, rehearsal rooms and a large open courtyard.