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Acoustics critique on “Small Remodel, Big Ideas: Tiny Townhouse into Cool Condo”

See photos and design description on this completed project here: Small Remodel, Big Ideas: Tiny Townhouse into Cool Condo to follow my acoustics review below. This is an absolute visual gem.  The designer Ong & Ong separated the service spaces from the main living spaces with a gorgeous water walkway.*   This helps to separate the possibly more noisy parts of the house (kitchen!) from the quieter parts of … Continue reading Acoustics critique on “Small Remodel, Big Ideas: Tiny Townhouse into Cool Condo”

Sound-friendly small architecture

In the architectural world, small buildings and tiny spaces are all the rage. From 50sf apartments in NY, to 4m wide slivers of multistory homes tucked between Tokyo towers, hypersensitive visual sense of aesthetics might very well be clouding good judgment in terms of sound sense and sound living: small spaces are prone to poor acoustics, noise, and have no sound privacy if these issues … Continue reading Sound-friendly small architecture