AIA Northern Virginia
AIA Northern Virginia Sketch Competition
CRAN – Integrating Acoustics into Architecture
January 23

At the Miele Tysons Corner Experience Center, Fairfax Retail Square, 8065 Leesburg Pike, Suite 110, Vienna, VA 22182.

This program promotes acoustically mindful design and educates on the effects sound has on occupant health and welfare. Attendees will become familiar with these effects, how to manipulate interior acoustics, and the importance of accounting for acoustics early in the project.

Learning Objectives:
. Become aware of the health and psychological effects of interior acoustics.
. Understand the principles of sound: Reverberation, Reflection, Absorption and NRC Ratings.
. Be knowledgeable of current requirements, codes, mandates and regulations regarding interior acoustics.
. Recognize the importance of accounting for acoustics early in the design phase.

1 LU|HSW. Provider:  BASWA acoustic North America.

Information and registration are available here.

Organized by AIA Northern Virginia for the Capital Area CRAN (Custom Residential Architects Network, an AIA Knowledge Community), a tri-chapter committee founded jointly by AIA|DC, AIA Northern Virginia and AIA Potomac Valley.