We provide design advice on a wide range of public, commercial and educational buildings to deliver internal acoustic conditions that support the intended use, but also aim to create a high quality environment, for end-users.
When buildings are designed to be green and designed well for their specific use, and to be adaptable for future uses then they are truly sustainable. Acoustics forms a vital part of the design solution.
Our service will include the control of break-out noise from building services to the surrounding community, assisting speech intelligibility to be good where it needs to be and poor where privacy is wanted; controls of noise build-up in spaces and break-in sound from the outside environment is also part of the service we offer. By controlling the unwanted noise and allowing the sound that has value (such as that created by nature) we can strengthen our connection with the natural world and create soundscapes with value. There are some key aims for acoustic design in different spaces: