RIP Russell Johnson

Legendary concert hall designer Russell Johnson passed away August 7 at his New York City home. The 83-year-old acoustician founded his own firm in 1970 after graduating from Carnegie Mellon and Yale Universities where he studied architecture and also after working for acoustical consultants Bolt, Beranek and Newman for 16 years.

With more than 2,000 projects under his belt, Johnson played a part in shaping two of the most influential progressions in concert hall design during the 20t

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