Credit: Steven Long



We talked to theater design wiz Donny Hackett about slick ways he adds motorization to his theater projects.
Rotating Theater -- Seeing Stars
Rotating Theater -- Fanned Entryway
Rotating Theater -- Open Sesame
Rotating Theater -- Inside the Theater
Rotating Theater -- Hold Onto Your Seat
Rotating Theater - A Grand Entrance
Rotating Theater -- Lighting Control
Rotating Theater -- Controlling It All
Paris Theater -- Before
Paris Theater -- Before, Side
Paris Theater -- Transformed View
Paris Theater -- Big Screen
Paris Theater -- Seating View
Paris Theater -- Hidden Equipment
Paris Theater -- Snack at the Bistro
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Rotating Theater -- Hold Onto Your Seat

This 28-by-20-foot theater space also doubles as a main entertaining area for the home, so a rotating floor was installed to transform the seating arrangement. Instead of having one row behind another, the two rows can face each other when the room plays host to parties or other get-togethers. Six acoustical panels on the sloped walls even suit the room when not in theater use because of their artful, decorative appearance.

Original article: Rotating Floor Transforms Theater

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