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Towards the practical implementation of the holistic approach to urban sound planning

Sonia Alves ; Beate Altreuther ; Joachim Scheuren (Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik, Teknisk akustik, Vibroakustik)
Proceedings of the INTER-NOISE 2016 - 45th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering: Towards a Quieter Future p. 2924-2927. (2016)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

The holistic approach to urban sound planning concept, states that in order to achieve restorative sonic environments, acoustic characteristics should be considered from the beginning of the urban planning process. At this stage it is still possible to avoid the generation of noise, to design solutions that will inhibit noises but also enhance the existing soundscape and to coordinate different stakeholders' perspectives into a coherent solution. The challenges presented by this approach demand more than the traditional noise engineering tools. Therefore the traditional toolbox focused on urban noise reduction was extended to include soundscape analysis, auralisation (audio and visual), improved prediction/modelling methods, but also urban planning concepts and effective communication techniques. This paper will present an overview of the new approach, from the development of the holistic concept to its practical implementation at real test sites. © 2016, German Acoustical Society (DEGA). All rights reserved.

Nyckelord: Planning solutions; Sound; Urban planning; Urban sound planning



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Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för bygg- och miljöteknik, Teknisk akustik, Vibroakustik (2005-2017)

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Building Futures
Hållbar utveckling
Akustik

Chalmers infrastruktur