Beirut’s new temple

Beirut’s new temple

Published: MEA

LEBANON: Beirut’s Gärten club has opened for its summer season with a new concept based around a re-imagined lighting design. The move has also necessitated an update to its audio solution.

The new concept has seen the outdoor club change from a dome structure to an illuminated pyramid, dubbed the temple. In order to support his vision for the temple, club owner Nemer Saliba needed to have full control over all of its LED strips and pixels. Having been introduced to the technology by his partner Ali Saleh, Mr Saliba turned to Madrix and its ability to control each pixel of the lighting system to achieve this at Gärten.

The temple is built from over a kilometre of LED tubes from LED Studios. These in turn are controlled via Madrix Ultimate software and 16 Madrix Luna 16 interfaces. This was all supplied via the manufacturer’s local distributor, Prolites.

The result is a lighting solution that the club’s resident LD describes as giving him ‘unparalleled control over the LEDs, it is the perfect tool to unleash my imagination’. While Mr Saliba simply describes it as ‘out of this world’.

On the audio side, the structural change led to an upgrade in its Funktion One sound system. The club decided to remain with the British manufacturer but now has a main system comprising eight Evolution 6 cabinets and four F221 subs. The original Resolution 2 and BR221 cabinets now form a solution to cover the VIP area.

‘The new structure has helped keep the sound inside the temple and added an incredible energy to it,’ said Ralph Choueiri, managing partner at Funktion One’s local partner, Audiotec Group.

www.audiotecgroup.com
www.prolites.com

Knowledge Centre

AFMG - EASE Training - Singapore
Calendar
AFMG - EASE Training - Singapore

to

Map 25 Playfair Road, Singapore, 367990

more

Published:

WORLD

NAB 2017 Stickman Seminar with Fernando Delgado Part 1

Part 1: Fernando Delgado of Stickman Sound discusses "Not Just for Reality" in terms of audio kit for TV and film production. Wireless microphone tips, audio routing, bag organization and other tips are discussed with a small group of audio professi…

more »


4K and Beyond: Technical Challenges and Opportunities - Atlona

pdf - PDF

Published:

WORLD

4K and Beyond: Technical Challenges and Opportunities - Atlona

When high-definition TVs (HD or 1080p) first entered the market, only three HDTV channels were available. Fast forward five years, the number of channels grew to 40. Today, over 20 years since the HD breakthrough, most streamed content is available …

more »


Our
Magazines

Subscribe to our magazines

If you would like to subscribe to one or more of our magazines please click on the SUBSCRIBE button to take you to our registration page.

Pro Audio Asia - May - June 2017
Pro Audio Asia
Pro Audio MEA - May - June 2017
Pro Audio MEA
Worship AVL - July - August 2017
Worship AVL