TAGS: interior design | Room Design
When you consider your setup at home, there’s a good chance you’ve designed a room or two around the technology in it. We’re willing to bet that everything in your living room, for instance, is centered around your television or entertainment center. But is your technology integrated into the design, or are you living with clunky pieces, mismatched finishes or a mess of wires?
TAGS: Board Room | Change Orders | collaborative space | commercial space | Conference Room | huddle room design | interior design | Room Design
You had the perfect system designed. The projector will elegantly drop from the ceiling on a scissor-lift, positioned exactly to occupy the space of an acoustic ceiling tile. Once installed, it will display engaging content at the optimal scale to meet the viewing requirements of the room’s occupants. The equipment has been ordered and the trades are all scheduled. There’s just one problem; a request has been made to change the light fixture and consequently, its location, placing it directly in front of the projector. Although it may seem like a simple change, repositioning the projector may require a specialized projector lens be added or a custom scissor-lift be created, along with having the electrical drop relocated and moving any other affected ceiling features. Audio visual systems are an integral part of room design and changes to the room’s ceiling, flooring, walls or furnishings may cause a ripple effect resulting in costly change orders.