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Acoustics Academy

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The Acoustics Academy focuses on the basics of acoustics, acoustic design, and noise control in a variety of applications, such as performance spaces, open offices, and learning facilities, in the United States and abroad. The courses contained here will further explore the challenges, benefits, and innovative solutions being incorporated in modern building design in order to fully optimize acoustical quality in commercial applications. Numerous projects will be highlighted, particularly where sound is critical to occupants, performers, teachers, students, and audience members. It will explore a variety of technological advances, strategies, new products, and material selections that can influence the acoustic environment, as well as acknowledge the growing role of acousticians in responsible project design.

Upon successful completion of the academy, participants will earn 8 AIA LU (3 AIA LU/HSW + 5 AIA LU) and a digital badge from Architectural Record recognizing and validating their accomplishment. Each course within the academy is accompanied by a quiz. Complete and pass each quiz to receive your credits, certificate of completion, and digital badge.

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Performing Arts Centers and Acoustics