Architectural Acoustic Design

Architectural acoustic design is an applied art, as it involves a number of factors which need to be balanced. In most cases these factors are a combination of the Client's aspirations, the Architect's point of view, the laws of acoustics, the current Guidances and the expected interior soundscape.

Our objective in the acoustic design of a space is simple: Create an excellent acoustic identity by bespoke acoustic advice.

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Our approach is robust and does not leave any room for errors. Its principles are the following:

  • In-depth knowledge of acoustic materials, construction systems and Regulations
  • Thorough understanding of the desired character of the space
  • Provision of cost-effective and practical solutions

We strongly believe that communication among the members of the design team members is essential. For this reason we can undertake site inspections where construction options will be discussed and solutions will be provided in full accordance with the project's aims.

Areas of architectural acoustic design that we always focus depending on the project are the following:

  • Specification of External Building Fabric (glazed and non-glazed) in order to minimise noise break-in, or break-out
  • Acoustic design review of Internal Building Fabric for privacy and overall acoustic quality
  • Design of soundscapes for demanding environments (e.g. yachts, noise-havens)
  • Investigation of room acoustics for a wide range of environments (recording studios, lounges, commercial spaces, learning spaces, offices)
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We specialise in the following sectors of architectural acoustic design

  • New build residential schemes, Conversions, or Listed Properties
  • High-end residential (new build, or refurbishments)
  • Education (Schools, Universities, Special Needs Schools)
  • Commercial and mixed-use
  • Office Spaces
  • Places of Worship
  • Courts
  • Prisons
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Our design approach takes into account a number of design standards and assessment guidelines such as:

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