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Screening Rooms Mania
Trends in home theaters include modular seating and hidden controls.
The Grant Screening Room
"The problem with the old stadium-seating is that it was a 'fixed moment,'" says Related's Ann Thompson. Another hiccup was adopting and choosing the right kind of technology for these spaces. "Sometimes they put in an a/v system that’s too complex and can't be manipulated by the user at all." Pictured are comfy, gunmetal seating blocks in the community screening room at The Grant.
By Francesca Robin