Academic Catalog

ARCH479 ACUSTICAL DESIGN OF HALLS OF MUS.PERF.

Course Code: 1200479
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ARZU SORGU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

It is aimed to explore the interdisciplinary science of designing concert halls and understanding the concert experience. A collective view of concert hall design as a fusion of the arts and sciences-physical acoustics, architectural design and engineering, auditory psychology, and musical performance is introduced. Interwoven themes of music, architecture, audience and acoustics are investigated.