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Italian acoustic standard for schools breaks new ground

In 2020, Professor Arianna Astolfi’s tireless work within the field of architectural acoustics culminated in the publication of the Italian acoustic standard for schools, UNI 11532-2. This standard broke new ground by including an expanded set of acoustic parameters ensuring optimal communication and speech perception in the classroom.

Major acoustic upgrade at Seth MR Jaipuriya school

Seth MR Jaipuriya school in Lucknow, India, recently underwent a major upgrade with Team 3 Architects in New Delhi, bringing the school confidently into the 21st century. Luckily, the acoustics were not forgotten and were, in fact, a main concern for the Principal of the school.

An acoustic environment that supports children’s development

The intelligibility of sounds and speech play an important role even for the youngest children. This led the private NEMO Kindergarten in Beroun to find creative solutions to their acoustic problems.

A good sound environment - quality living for people with memory disorders

The number of people with memory disorders is estimated to almost double in the next 30 years. An accessible listening environment, and good acoustics, support the everyday life and independence of people with memory disorders.