Acoustics: Some Frequently Asked Questions

Acoustics: Some Frequently Asked Questions

Acoustics: Some Frequently Asked Questions Why do I need acoustics in my space? Unwanted sound is noise. Noise can be very irritable and sometimes hazardous. This necessitates the implementation of acoustics in any given space. Audibility increases the quality of music or lectures or any other audio environment. How is Acoustics implemented? Acoustics is implemented with the use of various acoustic materials and techniques. The right material has to be used based on the space and purpose for which the…

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Acoustics and Interior Design

Acoustics and Interior Design

Acoustics and Interior Design Architectural acoustics is both an art and science. Acoustic features in interior spaces is as important as in a public space. Acoustic values must be considered both at the construction stage as well as at interior design/decoration stage. Surprisingly but naturally most of us realise this only after occupancy.  This makes the job of interior designers more important as well as more complicated and challenging. Any interior should sound as good as it looks. It should…

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Architectural Acoustics – A Science and an Art

Architectural Acoustics – A Science and an Art

Architectural Acoustics Acoustics is the science of sound. Architectural acoustics deals with the construction of enclosed areas with enhanced audibility of speech, music or sound. It is the branch of architecture that deals with the control of sound showcasing the reflective, receptive and absorptive properties of sound. We can term Architectural acoustics as both an art and science. A proper balance between sound-absorbing and sound-reflective materials enhances the quality of sound in any environment and gives the experience of pleasure….

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Benefits of Acoustics

Benefits of Acoustics

Benefits of Acoustics Proper acoustic applications can make the difference! Sounds can be very disturbing at times – both internal and external – whether at home, hotel rooms, educational institutes, parties or theatres. Internal sounds include music, TV, voices etc. and external sounds may be anything from traffic to honking vehicles to shouting or anything you name it. They may disturb your sleep at home, spoil a long-anticipated lecture or turn a well planned and organised programme into an irritable…

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Acoustics: Creating pleasing environments in offices and homes

Acoustics: Creating pleasing environments in offices and homes

Acoustics: Creating pleasing environments in offices and homes The other day I was attending a function in a hall. It was a grand community function; beautifully decorated and well organized with a balanced itinerary of community, social, spiritual and cultural activities. It was supposed to be an enjoyable day. But what played the spoil sport was the sound – no not the microphone or sound system. It was the echoing sound in the hall. Whatever was spoken was not audible….

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