Design Quarterly

Mass timber buildings and acoustical challenges

Despite the many benefits to mass timber construction, they do present some unique acoustical challenges and required proper design.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Not all noise nuisances require a remedy

Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
Southam Hall

Canadian Facility Management & Design

National Arts Centre re-opens renovated Southam Hall

Following a three-month-long renovation to its main auditorium, Ottawa’s National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall has re-opened.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Acoustics in the workplace

This video report looks at common noise complaints in the workplace, and provides tips and strategies for building the ideal acoustical environment. Commentators: K.R. Moeller Associates' Niklas Moeller and Stantec Consulting's Kana Ganesh.