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Memory disorders affect a person’s ability to interpret both their physical and acoustic environment.
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86% of French students in middle and high school find their school too noisy. The worst place is the canteen, followed by the corridors and the entrance hall. This is showed by a recent French survey of students in middle and high school.
A main pedagogic idea of the sixth form college is to develop and encourage student eloquence. So, when the school was set up in 2019, it was with a strong focus on acoustics and to offer the best speaking conditions possible.
Find out more about how to create healthy indoor environments.
Delve into one of the superdrivers of workplace experience, noise. A deep dive in sound and environmental psychology of the productivity aspect of hearing.
The design of primary school buildings was as different from today in the late 1800s as ideas about the value of education.
The modern learning environments at Kauhava School Centre also provide recreational facilities for the whole town. Ecophon’s acoustic solutions ensure an acoustic environment that works well for both school pupils and evening users.
We have all got used to smart phones, smart watches and smart TV:s. But smart classrooms? Oh yes. A research project in Barcelona has developed a concept of learning spaces that is, well – smart.
“Big, open plan offices have in many places been a disaster from a noise perspective.”
Per Møberg Nielsen, the Danish nestor within noise prevention, does not mince his words about open plan offices.
What really happens in an office? Can staff focus on their tasks and work effectively at their desks? How are meeting rooms used? Do the results live up to the employer’s expectations?
Want to learn more about how acoustics and sound affect healthcare? Since 1999, we have initiated, gathered and done research to understand how sound affects people.
BIM is on its way to revolutionise the whole building and construction sector. And it involves all the line. Even the end users, as facility managers, must keep updated and learn what BIM really is.