AltusGroup, a partnership of 21 North American precasters, recently published a technical brief explaining architectural properties of precast wall panels. The brief outlines the acoustic performance of high-performance insulated wall panels and how they can be used to reduce the amount of outside sound reaching the receiver.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored 12 North American schools as part of its 2016 Education Facility Design Awards. The winners have the latest design concepts tailored specifically for students, from early to higher education, and professional development facilities.
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) selected 30 projects out of 456 entries as winners of its 2016 Professional Awards. The awards honor top public, commercial, residential, institutional, planning, communications, and research projects in the United States and around the world.
Green buildings can often incorporate spaces that may be difficult to ‘tame’ acoustically speaking. Sound masking can play an important role in offering an improved environment for such projects. Find out more in our new e-book.