Better Sound Solutions: Applying Occupant and Building Performance Measurement and Design to Improve Office Acoustics


by American Society of Interior Designers

March 2004

Much has changed in the practice of interior design and in the design of office spaces since 1996, when ASID published its first professional paper, Sound Solutions. For that reason, ASID commissioned acoustical consultant Steven J. Orfield of Orfield Laboratories, Inc. and Dr. Jay L. Brand, a cognitive psychologist with Haworth, Inc., to take a fresh look at issues related to office acoustics and strategies for creating effective design solutions to deal with them.

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