Architectural Acoustics

Architectural Acoustics

Acoustics, as a term, is commonly used in describing the sound transmission qualities of buildings. However, when it comes to science, it goes beyond that. Acoustics defined In the broad sense, we can define acoustics as the science of sound. But when it is used in its conventional form to explain the properties of a […]

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kinetic moving buildings

Kinetic Buildings that Move

Kinetic architectural designs are such that certain parts of the structure move, with no effect whatsoever on the overall structural integrity. This design concept is mainly adopted to adapt to environmental situations, offer better aesthetic qualities, or deliver on unique functions a static structure would be incapable of. The 20th century came with more adoption […]

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Natural ventilation buildings

Returning to the era of natural ventilation

Buildings are generally designed to use natural ventilation. However, in the quest to make buildings more modern, we have jettisoned natural ventilation media for aesthetic reasons like the integration of mechanical systems and interior partition walls. With these compromises come some challenges, including increased cost and adverse environmental impacts. To resolve these challenges, designers and […]

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