Acoustics

Why Acoustics Matter So Much in Medical Facilities

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities present a steep acoustical challenge, but it’s one that has to be solved—lives are at stake. Acoustical experts weigh in on how to solve acoustical conundrums in healthcare centers.

How to Design for Acoustic Sensitivity

Does a one-size-fits-all approach to acoustic comfort work for every occupant? What about people who are more sensitive to noise than others?  Guests Reetika Vijay and Grzegory Kosmal from IA Interior Architects join writer Robert Nieminen to discuss acoustics and how to tailor it to occupant comfort. 

Are Privacy Pods the Answer to the Problem of Noisy Offices?

Privacy pods have been popping up all across open offices to help solve the problem of unwanted noise and lack of space for focus work. Join writer Robert Nieminen as he talks to Jim Abraham, Steelcase director for Orangebox Americas Business, and Adrian Welch, global key account manager with Orangebox, about this trend and whether it's just a bandage or a viable solution for workplace design.

Are Privacy Pods the Answer to the Problem of Noisy Offices?

Privacy pods have been popping up all across open offices to help solve the problem of unwanted noise and lack of space for focus work. Join writer Robert Nieminen as he talks to Jim Abraham, Steelcase director for Orangebox Americas Business, and Adrian Welch, global key account manager with Orangebox, about this trend and whether it's just a bandage or a viable solution for workplace design.

8 Commercial Interior Products: Grand Prize Winners

Check out these eight Grand Prize winners from our Product Innovations 2019 contest. These products were showcased at NeoCon 2019 and provide practical solutions to common problems facility managers and building owners face.