A survey on the current situation of acoustic design in child daycare facilities in Munich city region

Keiji Kawai, Masayuki Sato, Saki Noguchi, Hisao Funaba

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    Abstract

    This report describes the results of site inspection of child daycare facilities and interview with the related persons regarding with acoustic design, which were carried out in Munich city region, Germany, where regulations of acoustic design for daycare facilities exist. The purpose of this attempt is to find the situation of acoustic design in daycare facilities in contrast to those in Japan without any standards or regulations. The result revealed that all the rooms in the inspected facilities were equipped with sound absorptive material and personnel were more or less aware of the benefit of good acoustics.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1079-1082
    Number of pages4
    JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
    Volume24
    Issue number58
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018 Oct 1

    Keywords

    • Acoustic design
    • Child daycare
    • Classroom
    • Site inspection
    • Sound absorption

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Architecture
    • Building and Construction

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