- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
- Specialist wikis
Last edited 13 May 2022
Articles on Designing Buildings about sound, noise and acoustics include:
- 2015 Government response to media reports about noise complaints
- Airborne noise
- Ambient sound.
- Approved Document E.
- Ash deafening.
- Audio frequency.
- BREEAM Reduction of noise pollution.
- Building acoustics.
- Building Bulletin 93: acoustic design of schools.
- Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005.
- Data noise.
- Flanking noise
- Flanking sound.
- Impact noise
- New noise guidance.
- Noise at Work Assessment.
- Noise barrier.
- Noise - doors and windows.
- Noise level.
- Noise nuisance.
- Noise pollution
- Noise v sound
- Reverberation time.
- Sound absorption.
- Sound absorption coefficient.
- Sound frequency.
- Sound insulation.
- Sound masking.
- Sound v noise.
- Speech privacy.
- Structure-borne sound.
Featured articles and news
IHBC says farewell to 2022 with 10 NewsBlogs (so far)
IHBC’s NewsBlogs resource and linked free email alert service.
What to do with troublesome statues?
A tricky political issue.
A building that celebrated the end of a year and a millennium.
Centrepiece of the UK’s celebrations, December 31 1999- 2000.
Designing Buildings content from and for its users
Discover more on how simple and quick it is to publish an article.
Recent users articles; Timber and retrofit
Which products, for what reasons.
Recent users articles; Digitally Built Britain
ISO 19650, BIM and data management.
Recent users articles; Interim valuations and payments
Applications, notices ad points to remember.
Recent users articles; What is H-Scaffolding?
Elements, features and areas of use.
Recent users articles; what are NZEBs ?
How do they contribute to Sustainable Development.
The most viewed articles in 2022 on Designing Buildings
Written in the past 6 months, one year and beyond.
Second stairs for new tower blocks
Government launches a 12-week consultation
Happy Festive Holidays to all our users from here at DB
On the first day of Christmas DB for the Industry...
The psychological power of the built environment.
IHBC signpost update from Lords Committee on climate
Government must support behaviour change to meet targets.
Reflecting on 2022 into 2023 with the APM WiPM SIG
Women in Project Management conference 2022.
Types, colours and processing of hydrogen on DB
Grey, green, purple, blue, yellow, turquoise, brown and black.
The Kyoto Protocol a brief reminder on DB
Adopted in 1997, ratified in 2005..
Europe moves to phase out electrical SF6 gas
Sulphur hexafluoride the world’s most potent GHG.
Biomass boiler market on the rise in Europe
Proving to be a driver for decarbonisation targets.