Many architecture firms ask their design staff to perform building surveys and field work, and the line between designer and surveyor (data collector) often becomes blurred or confused. Much time can be wasted dreaming about the possibilities, instead of collecting raw data. Survey data must be collected accurately, consistently and clearly and the best way to do this is to hire a pro. [Read more…]
Theatre history for broadway lovers: do you know the history behind The Stephen Sondheim Theatre? This New York City landmark is formerly known as Henry Miller’s Theatre, built by and named for actor Henry Miller. The theatre was opened in 1918 with the play The Fountain of Youth. In 2010, it was revealed that the theatre would be renamed to The Stephen Sondheim Theatre after the American composer for his contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. Below are some of the drawings BSC did for the theatre before its renaming including the gate, the lobby floor, lobby ceiling, and outside of the building!
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at The Building Survey Corp.! Warm thoughts and wishes to you and your family, friends, and co-workers this Thanksgiving. We hope that you find this year to be especially bountiful!