Designer & Architect Background

Sceno Plus - Design Overview

Sceno Plus - Design Overview

General Information:
• A telescopic seating system allows the 908 orchestra seats to retract and free up to 14,500 sf of flat floor.
• The telescopic seating center section can be lowered to create a spectacular and unprecedented
entry to the main hall from the ground lobby.
•The two levels of side galleries make the spectators and the artists completely surrounded by
the audience and contribute to bring a high level of energy during live concerts and artistic productions.
 


SmithGroupJJR - Company Overview

SmithGroupJJR - Company Overview

SmithGroupJJR, Washington, DC
For over 50 years, SmithGroupJJR has designed many of the most noteworthy buildings in DC, working with leading clients from the healthcare, higher education, corporate, cultural and government sectors. As metropolitan Washington, DC has grown and evolved, SmithGroupJJR has helped lead the way with the design of many of the region’s most significant projects, including development related to transit and neighborhoods.


SmithGroupJJR - Russell Perry, FAIA, LEED Fellow

SmithGroupJJR - Russell Perry, FAIA, LEED Fellow

Russell Perry, FAIA, LEED Fellow, is a Vice President at SmithGroupJJR, and is Principal in Charge and Leader of Sustainable Design for the MGM National Harbor project. He is widely regarded as a national thought leader on sustainable practices, helping guide the profession and SmithGroupJJR clients toward a balanced planning approach that views efficient use of resources as integral components of quality design. 


Studio McCormack - Company Overview

Studio McCormack - Company Overview

Studio McCormack as founded with the guiding principle of bringing inspirational and imaginative design to the world. We have an unsurpassed dedication to creating exceptional design that engages and delights. The art of our designs is realized through the harmonious merging of the unexpected and fascination with functionality and practicality. Fueled by a deep passion, we are driven to lead, never follow and make the impossible, possible. Within our studio are incredibly talented individuals who are empowered to do their best work within a culture focused on helping them achieve excellence along with the autonomy to be amazing. The concepts, designs, and experiences that they create are what define us and will keep Studio McCormack at the forefront of hospitality design.


Sceno Plus - Company Overview

Sceno Plus - Company Overview

Founded in 1985 in Montreal, Scéno Plus has made its mark internationally by its constant quest for innovative design and original construction solutions dedicated to cultural and recreational venues. Renowned for the quality, creativity and functionality of its designed facilities, the company offers a turnkey approach of integrated services under one roof. Architects, theatre designers, interior designers, technology and specialized equipment designers, multimedia designers, technicians and project managers—all share their expertise and passion on a team that looks on the most ambitious projects as a call to creative action.


Capella Garcia Arquitectura - Company Overview

Capella Garcia Arquitectura - Company Overview

Capella Garcia Architecture is a studio founded in 2001 in Barcelona by the architects Juli Capella and Miquel Garcia, and the designer Cristina Capella, which attempts to pamper the projects, whether large or small. Not being specialists in anything are curious about everything, and offer rather than plans, ideas, service and enthusiasm to customers who trust in them. His passion is architecture and design, in all its forms.


SmithGroupJJR - Patricia Halaby, AIA, LEED AP

SmithGroupJJR - Patricia Halaby, AIA, LEED AP

Patricia Halaby, Associate at SmithGroupJJR, is the Team Lead for the MGM National Harbor Theater. She is responsible for overseeing the development of the Theater’s design, documentation, and coordination from Schematic Design through Construction.


SmithGroupJJR - Martin Denholm, AIA, LEED AP, BSCP

SmithGroupJJR - Martin Denholm, AIA, LEED AP, BSCP

Martin Denholm, Vice President of SmithGroupJJR, is the Project Architect for the MGM National Harbor project. He is responsible for overseeing the overall architectural documentation and design work of the various design teams. With over 40 years of experience, Mr. Denholm has extensive experience in planning, design, technical detailing, production, management, and construction administration for many of SmithGroupJJR’s significant workplace and federal government projects.


SmithGroupJJR - Theodore B. Manos, AIA, NCARB, CVS

SmithGroupJJR - Theodore B. Manos, AIA, NCARB, CVS

Ted Manos, Vice President of SmithGroupJJR, is the Architect of Record and Project Manager for the MGM National Harbor project. He is responsible for the negotiations of all contracts related to the project and the management of the Design Team which, is made up of more than 50 consulting firms. With over 47 years of experience, Mr. Manos is experienced in all phases of architectural engineering as it relates to project management, technical documentation of construction documents (drawings and specifications), and the construction administration phases of projects.


KNA Design - Company Overview

KNA Design - Company Overview

KNA Design was founded in 2004 with their first two endeavors being a new build tower addition in Bangalore, India and a luxury hotel in Tokyo, Japan. KNA now boasts a 40 person design team with broad hospitality design experience with a high level of creativity, project management skills and design drive.



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