Acoustics: Still nothing to be afraid of

  • Room: 122
Wednesday, March 14, 2018: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM


Carl Giegold
Partner, FAIA, LEED AP
Threshold Acoustics LLC
Greg Hughes
Senior Associate
Mark Holden
Jaffe Holden Acoustics, Inc.


A continuation of the Acoustics: Nothing to be Afraid of Session in St. Louis. A panel of acousticians discuss techniques, materials, and creative design solutions for acoustics in performing arts venues. Presenters will delve further into simple and more advanced techniques to diagnose, influence, or improve room acoustics. Discussion of examples of acoustic issues in existing facilities and the solution utilized to improve conditions. Please bring all acoustics questions for the panel. The panel will de-mystify acoustics for all. Hearing is a natural act. Architectural Design for Acoustics can be evaluated by anyone, and should be. Own your performance space. Own your acoustics.

This session qualifies for 1.50 AIA/HSW/CEU credits


Learning Objectives

1. Understand aspects of hearing
2. Understand design trends in architecture that led to poor acoustics
3. Make changes to your venue if it doesn’t work – and keep track!
4. Panelists will provide application approaches that users can take home to their venues.

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