WIRED MAGAZINE: The Design and Science of Patio Dining during a Pandemic

The Design and Science of Patio Dining during a Pandemic BY ADAM ROGERS Wired Magazine 06 • 17 • 2020  

HOW YOU CAN HELP OUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS RIGHT NOW

HOW YOU CAN HELP OUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS RIGHT NOW   Restaurants and bars have always played essential roles in the social, communal and celebratory fabric of our lives.  They feed and nurture us, while providing entertainment, respite, and social engagement. Without them, we no longer have a place to meet, work, unwind and connect. With Read More…

How DOES the high tech Sound System at Comal really work?

Many folks have asked us to explain the  proprietary and innovative, dynamically controlled sound system from Meyer Sound, called “Constellation”, first  installed at Comal Restaurant. From Berkeley-based Meyer Sound: This unprecedented ability to dynamically control the sonic ambience of the space has garnered the attention of publications like San Francisco Chronicle and Fast Company. With a touch on an Read More…

Sphere Opens Co-Working Space for Women in Oakland

  by Jen Woo, Architectural Digest, April 25, 2019 “We wanted to create a space that is warm and welcoming for diverse women from this city and its surroundings; a place where we can come together and feel inspired to work, work out, grow, and replenish, all under one roof,” says cofounder Signy Judd. To Read More…

Charles Kahn discusses Co-Living

  “One Solution to the Housing Crunch: Giving Millennials the Community they Crave” by Alexandra Mar, Bisnow SF, February 19, 2019 New research indicates California could be short as many as 3.5 million homes by 2025. The demand for housing is enormous, and the current pace of new project development and construction isn’t keeping up. That Read More…

Comal Restaurant in Eater National

  “The End of the Ear-Splitting Dining Room”  by Esra Erol  ,  Eater National, April 19, 2019 “John Paluska, founder and co-owner of Comal in Berkeley, says he and his business partner Andrew Hoffman thought about potential acoustic treatments for the restaurant during the pre-construction planning stage. At the time, their designer, Marites Abueg, introduced them to Meyer Read More…