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GHS // DAY 9
FINAL PROPOSALS OF VOCAL ROOM FROM GROUP 1

Presented here is the exploded axonometric diagram and sectional persepective of the control room for ideal scheme.
Posted 4 Apr 2019 17:53
GHS // DAY 9
FINAL PROPOSALS OF LIVE ROOM FROM GROUP 1

Presented here is the exploded axonometric diagram of the live room for both affordable and ideal scheme.
Posted 4 Apr 2019 17:47
GHS // DAY 9
FINAL PROPOSALS OF CONTROL ROOM FROM GROUP 1

Presented here is the exploded axonometric diagram of the control room for both affordable and ideal scheme.
Posted 4 Apr 2019 17:45
GHS // DAY 8
LIVE ROOM & CONTROL ROOM

Presented here is the sectional sketches showing the space in live room, the control room and the wall detail. The color pattern on the wall is chosen to match the theme color of Gorse Hill Stuido. Different geometry in two room identify the two different spaces. The sketch help us to understand more about the relationship betweeen each room in order to provide a more suitable design approach.
Posted 3 Apr 2019 14:04
GHS // DAY 8
CONTROL ROOM PERSPECTIVE

Presented here is the first draft perpsective inside control room for us the visualize the room. We used a combination of diffusing panel and absorbing panel in order to achieve the best acoustic in the control room
Posted 3 Apr 2019 14:03
GHS // DAY 7
CONTROL ROOM DESIGN

Presented here are the control room design from our group 1. The exploded isometric diagram shows the construction detail of the wall and ceiling. We have come up with two schemes which one of it is the affordable design and the other one is the Ideal design. The main different between two schemes is the uses of the mineral wool behind the plasterboard and the abosorbtion panels.
Posted 2 Apr 2019 18:25
GHS // DAY 5
PROJECT REVIEW

It is our hornor to have Mr. Stevenson, acoustic director from BDP as well as our collaborator, Caroline with us to review our project today.
Mr. Stevenson was interested in our project and has given a lot of comments on the room construction, material selection on diffusing and absorbing panels. On the other hand, Caroline was happy and amazed about the progress we have right now and looking forward to the final proposal.
Today absolutely is an unforgettable experience for Group G studens, we shared a lot of ideas with Mr. Stevenson and Carolione, which gave us insights on further development. We look forward to our final presentation.
Posted 30 Mar 2019 20:16
GHS // DAY 2
VISIT TO GORSE HILL STUDIO

Caroline gave us a tour of Gorse Hill Studio. She introduced some important function rooms like theater, dance studio, art room and the recording studio which we are going to re-design. She explained that it could be better if the function room can be multi-purpose like there is a black curtain around the dance studio to hide the mirror at the back in order to serve different purposes.
Posted 26 Mar 2019 20:56
GHS // DAY 2
VISIT TO GORSE HILL STUDIO

It is the first time that the BA students to visit Gorse Hill Studio and meet with our colaborator. Our students know more about the background and the needs of GHS after the visit. Our colaborator, Caroline gave us a tour of GHS and show us around each room and the functions. Students were enjoyed in discussing the design scheme with Caroline. It is a good start to have the site visit before they start focusing on the design.
Posted 26 Mar 2019 20:48
GHS// DAY 1
LISTENING ROOM

Listening room is an interesting space that has a combination of diffusers and absorbant panels. It is designed not to have zero reverberance like the anechoic chambers, but to achieve low reverberance so one can clearly focus on hearing the sounds and pitch without much echos. Specially designed panels of various modulation lined the walls to prevent standing waves, whilst boxes with mesh fabric line the higher section of the room to absorb sounds.

We learnt from today's experience that sound insulation is different from sound absorption. And that a recording studio should not target for zero reverberance but should use a mixture of diffusers and absorbant panels to achieve the idea effect.
Posted 25 Mar 2019 17:39
GHS // Acoustic Research Center

University of Salford has an outstanding set of facilities for students. Their facilities are built to the most professional specifications and is avaliable for students, researchers and commercial clients. They have wide range of studios like reverberation chambers, semi-anechoic room and anechoic chamber.

Reverberation chambers | When designing room like music theater or concert hall, it is important to have accurate reberation time of space in order to get the best acoustic of sound. Different material can be tested in this room to know the level of absorbtion of sound of the materials.

Semi-anechoic Room | This is a room which sound reflections only come from the floor as the walls and ceiling are absorbent. The solid floor makes this room much easier to work in than the anechoic chamber, because equipment can be stood on the solid floor. Absorbent material can be put on the floor to reduce floor reflections.

Anechoic Chamber | This is a room which is acoustically like being high above the ground in the open air because there are no reflections from the walls, floor or ceiling. This means it is ideal for testing the response of loudspeakers or microphones because the room doesn’t affect the measurements.

To know more about Acoustic Laboratories : http://www.salford.ac.uk/acoustics-testing/labs
Posted 19 Mar 2019 23:46
GHS // What is Acoustic?

There are many kinds of sound and many ways that sound affects our lives. Sound sources can be speech, background noise, speakers, music etc. Acoustic design or consideration are a crucial topic in architecture. Different purpose of a room require different acoustic design solution. When all sound is absorbed equally, a room sounds balance and pleasant. On the other hand, some room may required the sound to linger on for a while like theater or music hall. Therefore material selection and placement of absorbent panel are important for acoustic design.
Posted 17 Feb 2019 22:37
GHS // Location Plan of Acoustic Research Center

We will be visiting Acoustic Research Center in University of Salford on 25th March to experience sound testing under different situations. It is an ideal place for testing the response of different sound instruments as there are no reflections from the ceiling , wall or floor. Students can imagine how it feels when being in a recording studio and what acoustic requirement needed inside a recording studio.
Posted 16 Feb 2019 18:33
GHS // Location Plan of Gorse Hill Studio

We will be visiting Gorse Hill Studio on 26th March to take a look at the recording studio that we are going to re-design and have a discussion with our collaborator.
Posted 14 Feb 2019 01:20
GHS // Images of Storage

We have organised the second meeting with our collaborator in Gorse Hill Studio on 2nd Feburary. We updated the design area and site photos. Here is the current condition of the storage for the music instrument.
Posted 12 Feb 2019 10:51
GHS // Images of Music Room

We have organised the second meeting with our collaborator in Gorse Hill Studio on 2nd Feburary. We updated the design area and site photos. Here is the current condition of the music room.
Posted 11 Feb 2019 11:31
GHS // Images of Control Room

We have organised the second meeting with our collaborator in Gorse Hill Studio on 2nd Feburary. We updated the design area and site photos. Here is the current condition of the control room.
Posted 10 Feb 2019 17:44
GHS // Crucial events

Join us and participate into these crucial events !
Posted 27 Jan 2019 19:36