New release of the detailed practical textbook acoustics & noise protection Munich, 20.05.08 – new release of the reference book acoustics and soundproofing in May 2008 basics, planning and examples around the topic of acoustics and sound insulation. The book from the series detail conveys basic information and compact knowledge for the practitioner practice. The publication analyzes and describes the ideal interior designs for optimal acoustics. A guide to the acoustic design of spaces! The present practice volume conveys all planners, architects, but also builders interested in practical knowledge on the subject of acoustics in buildings ranging from normative regulations on planning and forecasting methods to the areas of acoustics, architectural acoustics and noise control in urban planning. Typological chapter examples explain how to handle the issue of different building types such as, for example, residential and office buildings, schools, kindergartens, auditoriums, meeting rooms, etc. Ultimately the band aims to raise awareness of the fact, as appropriate acoustic conditions can contribute to the success of a project. Noise protection and acoustics are not perhaps the primary parameters that usually affect the design of a building.
However at the latest when you don’t understand the speakers in the seminar room, the noise level in the Office reaches unbearable proportions or the snoring of the neighbor’s sleep robs one realises how much the room acoustics contributes to the day-to-day well-being. Not only concert halls or the ancient amphitheatre claim on sound quality, but every building, even each room has an acoustic dimension, which varies depending on the function in their individual requirements. Data: Available from May 2008 ISBN 978-3-920034-23-2 112 pages, laminated fold-out brochure price: 32.50 order Eckard Mommertz and numerous other authors-> now at Amazon! More information under: shop catalogue acoustics & noise protection: PraxisAkustikSchallschutz/index.html Institute for international architecture documentation GmbH & co. KG Sonnenstrasse 17 80331 Munich Tel.: 089 / 38 16 20-0 fax: 089 / 39 86 70 E-Mail: