Tag Archives: acoustics

Hygienic Ceilings: Standards and guidelines

Various regulations and guidelines for constructing and maintaining ceilings in facilities with hygienic requirements. A complement to one of the magazine’s feature articles, this short web piece looks at requirements and best practices for schools, laboratories, food preparation, healthcare, and other specialized spaces.

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Iowa music facility uses windows to maximize acoustic performance

In October, the University of Iowa (UI) School of Music celebrated the opening of a new facility, replacing a former location damaged by the 2008 flood. The Voxman Music Building, a 17,651-m2 (190,000-sf), $152-million project, had a project team including Architectural Wall Systems (AWS) as the contractor, Mortenson Construction as UI’s construction manager agent, and LMN Architects and Neumann Monson Architects as the designers.

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