3 Things We Should Put Right in Residential Acoustic Design

Sounding Off – Acoustics in Residential Design At first glance, it seems as though residential development is one of the few area where there is a clear, documented requirement for acoustic design. From planning noise impact, through to design and pre-completion...

Sustainability in Acoustic Design

Sustainability matters in construction. Despite the great advances made in the rest of the industry in recent years, with new and more sustainable methods of construction being developed constantly, the world of acoustic consultancy has largely lagged behind when we...

Acoustic Design of Schools – The New BB93

Building Bulletin 93 2014   At long last, an updated version of Building Bulletin 93, Acoustic Design of Schools, has been published by the Department for Education. Based heavily on the Priority Schools Building Project acoustic standards and guided by the...

Acoustic design in prisons

The rehabilitation of offenders is a key feature of the modern UK criminal justice system. Why, then, is the potential benefit of acoustic design in prisons so often ignored? My theory is that, if we were to consider acoustics both in existing prisons, and in building...