• Michael Fay

Applied Acoustics Requires Feasibility & Creativity

Updated: May 31

Three Essential Feasibility Questions Must Be Resolved?



"I know we need it, but I really don't want to think or talk about acoustics." Sound familiar?


It took me more than a couple of minutes to figure this out, but for the vast majority of venues needing acoustic treatment, the success of such projects boils down to three essential questions tied to feasibility.


I suspect most consider reflection, absorption and diffusion to be the “big three” acoustic treatment options. However, those aren’t the three things I’m writing about today. Those are our primary tools, but they can’t even be considered until the feasibility questions are answered.


The Three Essential Questions

At its most fundamental level, effective acoustic design must start with these basic feasibility questions: Where can we put it? What does it look like? How much does it cost?


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