Richard Rives Bird

A New way to think about Acoustics

I often have people ask me some very basic overall questions about the acoustical design of a room, such as: how much will it cost, what will it look like, how much better is it going to sound? All of these are important questions and sometimes it’s difficult to...

Interview – Theater Room Acoustics

1. Why should people pay attention to the acoustics in their rooms? Approximately 50% of the sound we hear is indirect, that’s sound bouncing off walls, ceiling, floor, and other surfaces within the room. If it’s uncontrolled, that’s 50% of your...