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‘Are You Experienced?’ Learning from Electric Lady Studios

John Storyk To Address AIA Tuesday, Dec. 14

NEW YORK: Electric Lady Studios was designed for Jimi Hendrix in 1969 and has been churning out hits for superstars ranging from Coldplay and The Rolling Stones to U2, Beyonce and Kanya West ever since. Tuesday evening, Dec.14 from 6:00 to 8:00PM, the AIANY (American Institute of Architects) will present, studio architect/acoustician and co-principal of the Walters-Storyk Design Group, John Storyk with a retrospective look at the creation of his first studio project.

The event will be held at the Center For Architecture, Tafel Hall (lower level),
536 LaGuardia Place (Bleecker & W. 3rd Street), Greenwich Village, NY. Admission is FREE, but space is limited. Click on: to reserve ticket(s).

Photo: John Storyk (left) and producer/engineer Eddie Kramer in the original West 8th Street entrance of Electric Lady Studios.



The Walters-Storyk Design Group has designed over 3000 media production facilities in the U.S., Europe, the Far East and Latin America. WSDG credits range from the original Jimi Hendrix Electric Lady Studio in Greenwich Village to NYC’s Jazz At Lincoln Center performance complex, broadcast facilities for The Food Network, Interlochen Public Radio, CBS and WNET, and corporate clients such as Hoffman La Roche. Recent credits include private studios for the Goo Goo Dolls, Jay-Z, Timbaland’s Tim Mosley, Tracy Chapman, film composer Carter Burwell, Aerosmith; Green Day, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys. WSDG principals John Storyk, Beth Walters, and Dirk Noy lecture frequently at universities and industry events, and contribute regularly to industry publications. WSDG is a six-time winner of the prestigious TEC Award for outstanding achievement in Acoustics/Facility Design. The firm maintains offices in NY, SF, Argentina, Brazil, Beijing, Mexico City and Switzerland.