The street level featured the box office and a restaurant. Oddly empty since the theater rooms are located on the 4th and 5th floor.
The cantilever walkway can be seen jutting from the outside of the building. All 220~ ft of it unsupported.
This escalator ascends 3 stories up! It’s kind of ridiculous as this theater houses it’s viewing rooms on the fourth floor versus the standard ground level that most seem to be.
Having the theater on the 4th floor presents an interesting problem when it comes to fire escapes. Not really sure how such an event would play out.
Elongated hallways that lead around the building is extremely common.
My most favorite space in the entire building! The color is well balanced and the materials are modern yet warm. Oddly balanced well.
Each space in the building has its own theme. He plays with space and color a lot to influence feelings. Most rooms are tinted with a color scheme and ceiling and wall heights adjusted to feel a certain way.
The 5th floor featured a very nice lounging location. Yellow and blue light mixing together creates a bit of a warm deep space.
He seems to really enjoy using mirrors to create a sense of vastness in a space.
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