The Calgary New Central Library is an award-winning architectural jewel. The world-class library facility built above a Light Rail Transit Line offers 4 floors of varied programming. Controlling vibration and sound from the LRT and diverse activities in soaring open spaces and closed, specific-function rooms was accomplished through architectural acoustic solutions. As the architectural acoustic […]
The Calgary Parking Authority’s Impound Lot is also home to a customer and back office support centre. The sound from a critical area of the office, one designed for public-facing transactions like payments for towing and parking, was negatively impacting back office workers. A sound masking solution overcame four challenges in the workspace.
Anvil Centre is a four-story civic facility with conference facilities, multi-purpose rooms and studios and a flexible 350 non-proscenium theatre. The theatre can be used in a number of configurations with retractable seating without overloading the floor mounts. The rooftop floating slab mitigates any noise from nearby aircraft, stopping airborne sound transmission.
Eight floating floors were required for the SFU School of Contemporary Arts project. This solution ensured airborne noise and vibration from a generator on an upper floor did not negatively impact the theatres or office spaces within the complex.