The Philadelphia Theatre Company's dynamic signage
Completed in 2007, the new theater for Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts was designed by Kieran Timberlake and named for Suzanne Roberts, former actress, playwright, and director. Timberlake contracted Zahner to provide engineering and fabrication for the dynamic shape of the facade signage. The complex curvature was accomplished using the Zahner ZEPPS Technology - a patented system for building complex, curving sculptural forms. Light interference stainless steel provides the sign's unique coloring.
Design Assist to Maintain Intent and Surpass Expectations
A Design Assist contract, established early on, allowed Zahner to participate in the collaborative process of envisioning the project from concept to completion. By thoroughly understanding the architect's concept, Zahner applies proprietary systems and custom solutions to maintain design intent. The result is a project that soars far beyond the client's expectations.