A night out to the concert hall may seem like a great idea. On the way to the hall, there is excitement about the event, the performer, and maybe even the venue. Three hours later, the excitement before the event is dampened and the happy mood has diminished. What happened? It might just be the sound.
Architectural acoustics is the science of designed a building or room to better facilitate sound waves. Sound waves are vibrations, can travel from spot to spot, and certain materials are known as conducing sound while others muffle it. A concert hall is a great example of where architectural acoustics and acoustic building products can play a large role in determining the quality of the performance as perceived by an audience.
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