Raj Patel, speaker at The Culture of Innovation, ISPA's 65th Annual Congress, in New York City on January 15-17, 2013. View the full Schedule of Events.
Raj Patel is a Principal at Arup and leads the
Acoustics and Theatre Consulting Practice in the Americas region. He
is a leading international acoustics, audio-visual, and multimedia consultant
His team has pioneered tools to create accurate
audio and visual renderings of 3D space, for designers to see and hear
buildings and multimedia installations before they are built. This
knowledge has also been applied to create spaces specifically for the
development and presentation of fully immersive, 3d audio-video
As a design collaborator he has worked closely
with artists including Nick Cave, Lou Reed and Philip Glass, on works that have
presented in spaces including the Tate Modern, The Whitney, MoMA, and The
British Film Institute.
He leads multidisciplinary teams in Arup through
project creation, planning, programming, development, design, and construction.
He has applied his knowledge and experience to
assist arts and culture clients in considering the intersections of new media
and traditional arts required to attract and expand new and young audiences.