Timber is light-weight which has a wide range of benefits. But being light-weight means extra attention needs to be paid to the acoustic design. Some understanding of acoustics is recommended for all consultants who partake on a mid-rise timber project. Today we are speaking with Amanda Robinson, co-CEO of Marshall Day Acoustics on this topic about:
Fundamental principles of sound
The NCC and AAAC requirements
How to achieve best practice design detailing for timber buildings
Building professionals globally are turning to timber as it provides a healthier, environmentally friendly, sustainable, efficiently off-site prefabricated solution that dramatically reduces construction times and accordingly the overall cost of the project.