New York, NY (July 10, 2017)—Walters-Storyk Design Group, and Berlin, Germany-based Acoustic Design Ahnert - Acoustics & Media Consultants have signed an agreement to merge the two acoustical consulting and media technology engineering services companies.
WSDG, based in New York, Miami and Brazil, has its European headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, led by Dirk Noy, MSc Physics. ADA-AMC will remain at its current Berlin offices while general management duties will be shared between its founder, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ahnert, and Noy.
ADA, a Berlin-based company and the predecessor of ADA-AMC, was founded in 1990 by Dr. Ahnert, who has been involved in the overall planning of numerous theaters, concert halls and further cultural buildings, while often participating in complex projects abroad since 1975.
WSDG, co-founded by John Storyk and his wife/business partner Beth Walters and active since 1969, provides full service architectural design, acoustic consulting and media system engineering services, with an international organization with a staff of more than 60 consultation professionals globally.
The combined entity will continue to focus on three primary market sectors: media content creation, production, distribution and broadcast facilities; corporate and governmental media installations, parliament halls and conference centers; and sports, arts & entertainment venues such as theaters and concert halls.