Unite the science of sound and the principles of design to enhance any space Architectural Acoustics Illustrated translates the quantitative and qualitative content of acoustics into the graphic language of architecture.
Demonstrates design practices related to site planning and layout, and re-assesses best practices for a tropical environment, allowing architects to apply design principles to their own projects. This work gives practical guidance on various aspects of designing a low impact tourist resort, with particular focus on climatic issues.
Providing architects, designers, acousticians, engineers, students and creative professionals with a visual encyclopedia of sound-absorbing materials, this book is categorised according to application. Each material includes a full-page profile with color photographs and illustrations, reference projects, and, manufacturer contact details.
This Very Short Introduction explores the science of sound and its nature, hearing and harmony. Considering sound we can't hear, the author also covers different sound worlds, as well as noise and its reduction.