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Jonathan Mountfort
Jonathan Mountfort
on Acoustic Design
Design Engineer

Jonathan Mountfort is the Design Engineer at Autex Industries and has over seven years' experience in acoustic design.

25 October 2017

Back to Acoustic Basics

1710 Jonathan Mountfort

Breaking down sound absorption by looking at reflections.

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18 July 2017

Synaesthesia: How Different Pitched Sounds Can Affect Taste

Recent studies have shown that what we hear while eating can affect what we taste. Could sound be the next bastion of food presentation?

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18 May 2017

Acoustic Utopia

What if our built environment were defined by what we would like to hear? What would it look like and how different would it be from what it is now? One can only imagine, and to each of us the result will differ.

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18 April 2017

Incorporating Acoustic Functionality into Design

A building designed with sound in mind is a building for the good of the people. Consideration of the acoustic climate must be in line with the space's intended use.

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24 February 2017

Acoustics in the Glass Office

Glass office designs offer a vast spacious appeal, though challenge the design team acoustically. Two approaches are suggested to complement the design aesthetic whilst creating a great sound space.

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20 October 2016

A Guide to Designing Quality Learning Spaces

The updated Design Quality Learning Spaces document focuses on acoustic design that can support the flexible styles of teaching and learning now in place in New Zealand schools.

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18 August 2016

Acoustics: Adding Positive Sound to the Dining Experience

Because communication is one of the first experiences that take place in a restaurant, acoustics should also be one of the first considerations of function when designing the interior of a hospitality space.

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20 July 2016

Acoustic Inspiration from the Arts for Commercial Office Spaces

Buildings such as concert halls demonstrate how by using the shape of a space, you can start to control the acoustics well before the acoustic treatments have been applied.

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23 June 2016

The Effects of Positive and Negative Sound

Ensuring effective sound transfer measures are in place is a crucial first step to blocking out external 'noise' that could have damaging consequences.

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15 March 2016

Designing Offices for Personal Work

A focus zone requires a quiet, naturally lit, temperate environment that has minimal distraction and is protected from noise generators.

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