Global - 8 April 2014


Using technology to transform a ‘bad’ acoustic into a beautiful and endlessly-variable one. ASB Theatre Aotea Centre, Auckland Three years in development, the recently completed overhaul of Auckland’s ASB Theatre, part of the Aotea Centre, has been a long time coming. Opened in 1990, the theatre’s original acoustic is uncompromisingly described as “bad” by

Global - 5 January 2007

Dazzle — Tokyo

Dazzle: Diners at Tokyo’s latest fashionable restaurant, Dazzle, are bedazzled by more than just the amazing interiors. As they step out of the elevator floor they encounter not a swish maître d’ station but a frenetic kitchen! Owner, Yoshihiro Shinkawa, says the aim is to share the ambience of chefs preparing the food, while