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Designing for Sound In Our Everyday Spaces

Designing for Sound In Our Everyday Spaces
Designing for Sound In Our Everyday Spaces, The syn chron space by Carsten Nicolai was designed to combine experiences of sound and light. Image Courtesy of artcentron.com
The syn chron space by Carsten Nicolai was designed to combine experiences of sound and light. Image Courtesy of artcentron.com

In this interesting article in the New York Times, Allison Arieff highlights the often unconsidered importance of sound in architecture (outside of theaters and museums at least). She profiles the work of Acoustic Engineers at ARUP who have begun to work inschools and hospitals, taking into account the effects poor sound environments can have on us in our everyday lives. You can read the full article here.

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Rory Stott
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Cite: Rory Stott. "Designing for Sound In Our Everyday Spaces" 06 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/492260/designing-for-sound-in-our-everyday-spaces/> ISSN 0719-8884
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