Designing With Your Ears

Sponsored by Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions
Presented by Julian Treasure, The Sound Agency
Webinar On-Demand
1 AIA LU/HSW; 0.1 IACET CEU*; 1 AIBD P-CE; AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines; AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.; MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.; This course can be self-reported to the NSAA; NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour; OAA 1 Learning Hour; SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the positive and negative effects of sonic environments on people and wellness
  2. Comprehend and appreciate the issue of noise in society and a range of common built environments that can affect health & safety, and welfare of occupants
  3. Define basic acoustical terms and concepts and be able to apply this knowledge to make informed design and product specification choices
  4. Appreciate new possibilities for acoustic treatments that combine acoustic effectiveness with aesthetic appeal and elevate the human experience

This course is part of the Acoustics Academy

An introduction to the power of sound in built environments and the new possibilities for acoustic design.

Design Ears

Julian Treasure

Julian Treasure is CEO and chairman of The Sound Agency and a presenter for Armstrong Ceiling Solutions. His five TED Talks have been watched more than 100 million times. One of his talks is in the top 10 TED Talks of all time and listed as one of the best TED Talks by Oprah Magazine. Julian is regularly featured in the world’s media and has guested on dozens of top podcasts.

Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions Armstrong World Industries is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial ceiling and wall systems. At home, at work, in health-care facilities, classrooms, stores, and restaurants, Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions offer interior options that help create healthy, sustainable spaces that protect people and cultivate well-being and comfort so they can be at their best.

Armstrong is committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that empower its customers to create beautiful, high-performance residential and commercial buildings. Armstrong continues to grow and prosper for the benefit of all its stakeholders.


Originally published in June 2020