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RIBA Acoustics: tips to help architectural design - York

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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

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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.


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  • Cancellations are permitted up to 10 working days before the event, delegate substitutions are accepted at any time, please contact riba.yorkshire@riba.org for cancellation/substitution requests.
  • An email will be sent to confirm your place on receipt of your booking. A second email confirming venue along with map/directions will be sent to you approx. 7-10 days before the event.
  • Bookings at the member rates will only be accepted if accompanied by a valid membership number.
  • If you require a purchase order to be quoted on your invoice this must be supplied at the time of booking.
  • A photographer may cover this event and the photographs may be used to publicise future RIBA events.
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