Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? As performance art forms have developed over the centuries, so too have the specialized buildings to house them. Functionally and acoustically, the special properties of a particular room type enhance the quality of a performance, raising artistic and production standards. Modern concert halls and opera houses are now very specialized buildings with special acoustical characteristics. Michael Barron explores these characteristics in his comprehensive book Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design.
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Supported by over 40 detailed case studies and architectural drawings of 75 auditoria at a scale of , the survey of each auditorium type is completed with a discussion of current best practice to achieve optimum acoustics. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Table of contents 1. Introduction 2. Sound and Rooms 3. Acoustics for the Symphony Concert Hall 4. The Development of the Concert Hall 5.
Chamber Music and Recital Halls 7. Acoustics for Speech 8. Theatre Acoustics 9. Acoustics for Opera Acoustics for Multi-Purpose Use Multi-Purpose Halls in Britain Review quote Reviews of 1st edition: 'Barron's present book is a must for all architects faced with a major auditorium.
It is the first book since Beranek's classic, Music, Acoustics and Architecture to deal with auditorium acoustics in the wider context of architecture For this, the book comes unreservedly recommended. He has been involved over many years in acoustic consultancy and research, of which a key project was an Acoustic Survey of British Auditoria. In he received the Rayleigh medal, the premier award of the British Institute of Acoustics.
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Auditorium Acoustics and Architectural Design
Auditorium acoustics and architectural design, 2nd edition. N2 - The book considers the principles of acoustic design for the following types of auditorium: concert halls, recital halls, drama theatres, opera houses and multi-purpose halls. Over 40 case studies are included. The book is well-illustrated and contains plans and sections of 80 auditoria at the uniform scale of Historical detail is also given.
Auditorium Acoustics And Architectural Design
Auditorium acoustics and architectural design, 2nd edition