Acoustics: tips to help architectural design
This seminar will aim to present how understanding the role of acoustics can genuinely enhance building design. The speaker will cover the following:
- Acoustics principals
- Interconnected acoustic parameters and impact on architecture: environmental noise, building envelope, internal partitioning; sound absorbent finishes, sound systems design, building service noise and vibrations.
- Reference or relevant standards and regulations in the UK and how they might affect a project.
- Acoustic parameters in detail: glossary of technical acoustic terms.
- Sectors where acoustic design matters and why
- Construction methods and how to achieve or exceed minimum performance requirements
- Measurements and prediction tolls in the acoustics industry
- Case studies focused on small projects
Ze Nunes, MACH Acoustics
Founding director Ze is passionate about the role of acoustics in improving the built environment and committed to sustainability as a fundamental principle of good design. A proven innovator, he relishes the interdisciplinary challenges of great architecture, always ready to break with convention in the quest for better answers.
His extensive successful project management skills complement his specialist acoustic expertise, a combination that has seen MACH Acoustics win countless jobs with the nation's largest contractors and most celebrated architects.
- RIBA/CIAT members £65 + VAT
- Non-RIBA members £92 + VAT
- RIBA student members £15 + VAT
Other booking options
For more information on other seminars in CPD 2018, go to Core CPD 2018.
Core Curriculum topics
2. Designing and building it