Facility Design and Consulting
Theatre Equipment Design
Conference Facility Equipment Design
PAT Design Consultant Incorporated
The strength and foundation of PAT Design is our extensive experience and continuing activity in the performing arts. Our design and decision making processes are based solidly on years of design and technical production and its related problem solving. Although we are first and foremost artists and designers, we are also experts in theatrical applications of engineering and technology. Collectively we hold degrees in Theatre, Stage Design, Technical Design, Stage Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Acoustical Engineering, Communication, Music, Sound Recording Technology, and Economics.
For our Asian clients, our multi-cultural composition gives PAT a unique perspective among consulting companies: we understand intuitively many Asian cultural and performance traditions, architectural methods, and construction standards while providing the latest technology available in the west. We are multi-lingual and are able to provide consulting, design, and construction documents in both the English and Chinese languages.
Method and Philosophy
We believe the best collaboration is derived through direct lines of communication between consultants, architects, owners, and users. Experience has taught us that good communication and a spirit of cooperation are essential ingredients for a smooth design process and a successful outcome. During the design phase we seek conferences and face-to-face interaction with all parties involved. We find that a basis of direct interaction helps to sustain cooperation and understanding through the later stages of the project.
We are good problem solvers who understand that the best design solution requires evaluation of all the inputs and variables. We are good listeners who understand that you know best your functional requirements and operational constraints. Years of experience as end users have made us acutely aware of the importance of details. We pride ourselves on providing efficient, user friendly designs and we work hard to get the smallest details right. While our designs are guided by our industry wide perspective, we make every effort to provide you the client with the custom design which best satisfies your needs.
Consulting and Design Services
Past projects have included theatres, concert halls, television and recording studios, arts education and training facilities, production facilities, churches, conference facilities, a baseball stadium, and other places of public assembly. We assist architects and owners with program planning, spatial planning, and project estimation. We provide equipment design drawings and specifications, budgeting and tendering support, shop drawings and/or shop drawing review, site supervision when required, final acceptance testing, and training in maintenance and operation.
Lighting and projection equipment:
Stage, studio, and shop equipment:
Seating systems and portable stages:
Control booths and communication equipment: