8.0 Commercial applications
8.1 Acoustic design must follow space function
The fundamentals of acoustic treatment can be applied to all interior spaces. However, it’s the specific function of a space and the needs of its inhabitants that ultimately informs what a given aural environment should feel like and what the specific design goals should be. When designed correctly, acoustics serve and enhance the purpose, inhabitants an d activities of a space.
”Aural comfort and aural aesthetics in public indoor spaces is mainly dependent on the acoustic characteristics of surface materials on the boundaries of the space and objects.” – Dr Luis Gomez-Agustina