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Cinema Paradiso

Hot off the press! This extraordinary home theater just won CEDIA's 2013 Electronic Lifestyles Award for Best Overall Home Theater ($1m & up) and a Gold Technical Award for design and engineering excellence. Congratulations to our partners Audio Images, TK Theaters, and SH Acoustics!

This home cinema project is part of a drop-dead gorgeous entertainment wing of an extravagant estate in Irvine, California, which also includes a pizzeria, nightclub, and vintage arcade. The objectives with “Cinema Paradiso” were to create best-in-the-world audio and video performance along with motion-activated speakers, complete sound isolation, and simplicity of use.

PMI worked with integrator Mark Ontiveros and his company Audio Images, designer Theo Kalomirakis of TK Theaters. And we engineered the project in collaboration with Steve Haas at SH Acoustics.
The architecture of the wing was modeled after one of the homeowner’s favorite places: the center piazza in Sienna, Italy. The client wan…

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