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Stunning Design for Premier Performance


In Las Vegas, Nevada, PMI partnered with installer AVAI to design a state-of-the-art screening room from the ground up, including layout and orientation of the room, sound isolation, and array of the sound and video systems.

A top-of-the-line Steinway Lyngdorf digital sound system was installed which, of course, deserves a very quiet room to showcase its full dynamic performance. Meticulous noise control was imperative to keep the ventilation equipment quiet in this house which is exposed to as high as 110 degree heat in the summer.

We worked with interior designers from Colours, Inc. in Las Vegas to create stunning and luxurious interior architecture that would conceal speakers, subwoofers, and acoustical treatments without affecting any of their premier performance. Even the equipment room is luxurious! 
 
Photos by Studio J - used with permission from AVAI

Uniquely, the full bar in this room was carefully designed into the acoustical characteristics of the space - the cabinetry contains proper acoustical properties and is completely rattle-proof. The client loves the theatrical performance and the profound quiet of the room which has become his favorite private retreat in the home. 

For more information on PMI engineering design and services, please call (415) 883-1476 - and be sure to visit our website for more stories and photos of our unique luxury projects.

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Sound Isolation The room had to be decoupled from the Great Room that is located directly above it. This prevents the sound leakage from disturbing the adults. Decoupling loosely means to build resilient wall and floor-ceiling structures with little to no connections to the house’s framing structures. The purpose is to limit every contact point that could mechanically transfer sound energy and interfere with daily use of the rooms.


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