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Syska Hennessy Provides Engineering Design for College Football Hall of Fame, Chick-fil-A Fan Experience

Global engineering firm helps facilitate design for Atlanta based state-of-the-art attraction honoring college football legends.

Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. provided the MEP, architectural lighting design, and low-voltage infrastructure design for the new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience. Located in Atlanta, the new Hall of Fame is devoted to celebrating the history and excitement of college football. The brand new attraction opened on Aug. 23, 2014 to great fanfare.

Syska Hennessy Group collaborated with a number of well-respected architecture, engineering and construction firms in the design and construction of this landmark project. Befitting the facility program, Syska also worked hand in hand with specialty exhibit and exhibition lighting designers, food service consultants, and LEED coordinators to achieve an energy and water efficient design and LEED BD+C Silver certification.

The Syska team collaborated with exhibit designers to develop the critical electrical, lighting, IT, and security infrastructure to support the highly interactive and media intensive nature of the Hall of Fame exhibits while allowing for maximum flexibility and future adaptability. Syska created a special grid design for the electrical and lighting systems that allows for the flexible location of exhibits and displays while facilitating full connectivity in a wide variety of spaces and arrangements.

The brand new College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience provides visitors with an immersive, interactive, and engaging experience using a blend of historic college football artifacts and state-of-the-art, interactive multimedia exhibits. The three-story 94,256 square-foot facility is located in the heart of Atlanta near the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park, and is comprised of approximately 50,000 square feet of exhibit and event space, interactive displays, and a 45-yard indoor football field.

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