The entertainment industry, similar to the venue and restaurant industries, has felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. When doors reopen, these spaces, including theatres, casinos, exhibit halls, ballrooms, bowling alleys, and arcades, will need to implement design changes that support social distancing and infection control policies. We understand that creating a great experience is essential, and moving forward, that means helping you create an environment that feels safe for all occupants.

View the PDF below to read the entertainment design guidelines for infection control.

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About the Authors

Brian Olliges

Entertainment Practice Director| Associate Vice President
An associate vice president with Henderson Engineers, Brian has a wide range of experience in building systems design for retail, commercial, hospitality and entertainment facilities. He’s delivered numerous landmark projects across North Texas including the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, the 17 story Omni Frisco luxury hotel, and Grandscape, a unique mixed-use retail and entertainment space featuring more than 3 million square feet of businesses. Living in Dallas since 2011, Brian understands the local market and challenges inherent in delivering a sustainable design. Brian is a LEED accredited professional who has worked directly with the USGBC in the development of the LEED volume certification program and served as a third-party plan reviewer for the City of Dallas’s Green Building Program. Brian’s goal is to deliver on Henderson’s reputation for high-standard of service to our clients while driving sustainable change in our community.