Multiuse Spaces Appeal to Guests

Diners visiting Manhattan’s City Winery get transported to a time and place in which grape vines line rolling fields and the day comes to an end with a sun-kissed adieu. While it’s not quite Napa Valley, owner Michael Dorf has gone to painstaking lengths to create a little bit of wine country amidst sprawling high-rise buildings, stop-and-go traffic and busy sidewalks.

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Sound Strategies: A Q&A with Kristen Murphey

"Great food and service, but the place was so loud we had to shout over dinner. Not cool.” Comments like this are all too common in reviews of restaurants, where acoustics often take a back seat to other aspects of ambiance.

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Double-Duty Design

Two concepts under the same roof bring design challenges and serendipitous advantages

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Good Bones: Successful Adaptive Reuse

Adaptive reuse projects breathe new life into old, vacant buildings — but they’re not for the faint of heart.

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Server Stations

Designing and Positioning Server Stations for Efficiency

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Back Yard Burgers Unveils Redesign Plans

Back Yard Burgers, the Nashville-based, Black Angus burger concept founded in 1987, unveiled a new, contemporary redesign of its restaurants and expansion plans.

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