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Photo Credits


Studio A: Deerfield Academy Hess Center: © Emily Obrien


Corporate Commercial: Autodesk Boston: © Chuck Choi

Labs and Sensitive Facilities: MIT.NANO: © Wilson HGA


Residential & Mixed Use: The Lucas: © Raj Das

Cultural & Civic: Massachusetts State House Senate Chamber: © Anton Grassl


Overview: © Halkin Mason Photography; © Thinkstock; © Acentech; © Shutterstock; © Emily O’Brien Photography; © Robyn Ivy Photography

Building Acoustics & Noise: © Halkin Mason Photography

Environmental, Industrial, & Transportation Noise & Vibration: © Acentech

Vibration: © Thinkstock

Audiovisual & Sound Systems: © Acentech

IT/Security: © Shutterstock

Remote Monitoring of Noise & Vibration: © Emily O’Brien Photography

3DListening: © Acentech

Product Sound & Noise Quality: © Robyn Ivy Photography


Overview: © Halkin Mason Photography; © EF Education First; © Acentech; © John Horner; © Warren Jagger Photography; © Sacred Heart University; George Apostolidis; © Robyn Ivy Photography

Healthcare: © Halkin Mason Photography

Corporate/Commercial: © EF Education First

Education: © DeAngelo

Cultural/Civic: © John Horner

Labs & Sensitive Facilities: © Warren Jagger Photography

Studio A/Performing Arts: © Sacred Heart University

Residential & Mixed Use: © George Apostolidis

R&D/Expert Witness: © Robyn Ivy Photography


Team: © Robyn Ivy; © Emily O’Brien Photography; © Cindy M. Loo; © Acentech

Culture: © Robyn Ivy; © Emily O’Brien Photography; © Acentech


10 Farnsworth: © Chuck Choi

10 World Trade: © Sasaki Associates

317 Main Community Music Center: © Ben Gancsos

Akamai Technologies Global Headquarters: © Anton Grassl Photography

Albert Einstein Education and Research Center: © Timothy Hursley

Alice Tully Hall: © Acentech

Amazon HQ2 Met Park: Photography By Magda Biernat

Amherst College Greenway Residences: Courtesy Kyu Sung Woo Architects

Ameherst College New Science Center: Renderings Courtesy Payette

Amtrak Acela High Speed Rail: © Acentech

Analog Devices HQ: Robert Benson Photography

Analysis Group Montreal: © Younes Bounhar Photography

Arranta Bio: © Seven Roads Media

Asia Culture Center: © Timothy Hursley

Assembly Row: © Bruce T. Martin

Athenahealth: © John Edward Linden Photography

Autodesk Boston: © Chuck Choi

Avenir: © Acentech

Avid: © Andrew Bordwin

Back Bay Beats: © Gustav Hoiland

Beauport Hotel: © Peter Vanderwarker

Beaver Country Day School: © John Horner

Be Well Orange Campus: © Caleb Tkach

Belmont Day School The Barn: © John Horne

Bentley University Multipurpose Arena: © Warren Patterson

Berklee College of Music – 160 Mass Ave: © Robert Benson Photography

Blender Noise: © Robyn Ivy Photography

Blue Cross Blue Shield: © Jasper Sanidad

Bolt Tension Evaluation Method: © Acentech

Boston Ballet School: © Robert Benson Photography

Boston Children’s Hospital: © Emily O’Brien Photography

Boston City Hall Council Chamber Renovation: © Raj Das Photography

Boston Conservatory Ipswich Project: © Chuck Choi Photography; © Shawmut Construction; © Acentech

Boston Garden Mixed-Use Development: © Acentech

Boston Lyric Opera: © Liza Voll | courtesy of Boston Lyric Opera

Boston Medical Center Menino Building: © SmithGroup | Jesse Shauffer

Boston Medical Center Simulation Center: © John Horner Photography

Boston Public Library, Jamaica Plain Branch: © Anton Grassl / ESTO

Boston Scientific HQ: © Warren Patterson Photography

Boston Symphony Hall: © Peter Vanderwarker

Boston University Booth Theatre: © Robert Benson Photography; © Eric Laignel

Boston University Center for Computing and Data Sciences: Renderings © KPMB

Boston University School of Law: © Richard Mandelkorn

Bowdoin College Mills Hall & Gibbons Center for Arctic Studies: © Michael Moran | Otto

Brattleboro Music Center: © Robert Benson Photography

Brigham and Women’s Building for Transformative Medicine: Photos and Renderings © NBBJ

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Helipad: © Dr. Jim Rathmell, BWH

Brookhaven at Lexington: © Robert Benson, Sabrina Cole Quinn

Brookline Teen Center: © Howard Doughty

Brooks School Center for the Arts: © Jonathan Hillyer Photography

Brown University Engineering Research Building: © Warren Jagger

Bryant University Academic Innovation Center: © Anton Grassl, ESTO

Bulfinch Crossing: Renderings © HYM Investments

Cab Calloway School of the Arts © Daniel Jackson Photography

California High Speed Rail: © Acentech

Cambridge Public Library: © Robert Benson Photography

Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business: © Albert Vecerka/ESTO

Cary Memorial Hall: © Emily O’Brien

Central Corridor Light Rail Transit System: © Acentech

Choate Rosemary Hall: © Ross Mortensen/ESTO

CHOP Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care: © Jeff Goldberg/ESTO

Cimpress/Vistaprint: © Warren Patterson Photography

Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus: © Halkin Mason

Clayton State University Spivey Hall: © Acentech

Codman Academy: © Peter Vanderwarker

Columbia University Esports: © Paul Warchol Photography

Continuum Headquarters: © John Horner

Cornell Law School: © David Lamb Photography

Creative Minds International Charter School © Tom Holdsworth

Dartmouth College Baker-Berry Library: © Acentech

Dartmouth College Irving Institute for Energy and Society: © Chuck Choi

Dartmouth College Visual Art Center: © Ryan Rothman / ESTO

Dassault Systemes HQ: © Acentech

Data Center: © Shutterstock

Deerfield Academy Boyden Library: © JR Delaney / Deerfield Academy

Deerfield Academy Hess Center for the Arts: © Emily O’Brien

Derby Academy Innovation Center: © Greg Premru Photography

Diesel Generators: © Acentech

Dive Helmet Noise Reduction: © Robyn Ivy Photography

Doheny Eye Institute: © Jun Tang

Drexel University Lebow College of Business: © Jeffrey Totaro; © Peter Aaron / OTTO

e3 Civic High School: © Costea Photography

Eastern Connecticut State University Communications and Goddard Hall Renovation: © Robert Benson Photography

Eastham Public Library: © Chuck Choi Photography

EF Education First: © Anton Grassl/ ESTO; Acentech; © EF Education First

Elmira-Corning Regional Airport: © William Horne Photography

Engineering Science University Magnet School (ESUMS): © Robert Benson Photography

Faith & Liberty Discovery Center: © Local Projects

Field School © David Lena Photography

Financial Services Company Next Generation Reception Center: © Edward Caruso

Fishman Transducers Production Studio: © Acentech

Franklin Square Capital Partners: © Acentech

Frost Museum of Science: © Rafael Gamo

Fuller Middle School: © Robert Benson Photography

General Electric Headquarters: Renderings Courtesy Gensler

Genzyme: © Acentech

Georgetown University Regents Hall: © Robert Benson Photography

Godfrey Hotel: © Godfrey Hotel

Golisano Children’s Hospital: © Halkin Mason Photography

Goodwin: © Bruce T. Martin Photography

Harvard Business School Chao Center: © Robert Benson Photography

Harvard Divinity School Swartz Hall Renovation © Chuck Choi

Harvard University Duster House: © Acentech

Harvard University Kennedy School Pavilions: © Peter Aaron / OTTO

Harvard University LISE Nanotechnology Research Facility: © Acentech

Harvard University Memorial Church: © Warren Jagger

Harvard University School of Law Wasserstein Hall: © Peter Aaron / OTTO

Harvard University Science and Engineering Complex (SEC): © Brad Feinknopf / OTTO

Harvard University Smith Campus Center Vibration Mitigation: © Nic Lehoux

High Street Place: photos © Acentech | rendering © Gensler

Home Base Clinic: © Warren Patterson Photography

The Hub on Causeway: © Bret Osswald Photography

Human Sensitivity to Noise and Vibration: © Acentech

Hynes Convention Center Tunnel: © Acentech

Indiana University at Bloomington Franklin Hall Media School: © Sam Fentress Photography

Intarica HQ: © Greg Premru Photography

Iron Mountain HQ: © Warren Patterson Photography

Irwin Jacobs Elementary School: © Edward Wonsek

Kendal on Hudson: © Robert Benson Photography

Kenyon College: © Feinknopf

King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex: © Robert Benson Photography

Lancaster Country Day School Gardner Theatre: © Peter Aaron / OTTO

Lesley University Lunder Center: © Robert Benson Photography / Courtesy Bruner/Cott Architects and Planners

Loyola University Palmer North and South Residence Halls: © Nico Marques

The Lucas: © Raj Das

Maine General Medical Center: © Anton Grassl / ESTO

Mandarin Oriental: © George Apostolidis

Mann Center for the Performing Arts: © Acentech

Maryland School for the Deaf: © Acentech

Massachusetts State House Senate Chamber: © Anton Grassl

MASS MoCA Building 6: © Michael Moran, OTTO

MDCO Simulation Center © Robert Benson Photography

Methuen High School © Neil Alexander

MFS Investment Management: © Chuck Choi Photography

Miami Airport South Terminal: © Acentech

Middlesex School Bass Arts Pavillion and Danoff Center for the Visual Arts: © Robert Benson Photography

Middlesex School Rachel Carson Music and Campus Center: © Robert Benson Photography

Mingei International Museum © Paul Rivera

MIT Barker Library: © Benjamin Johnson Photography

MIT Brain and Cognitive Sciences Complex: © Acentech; Emily O’Brien Photography

MIT Building 2: © Peter Vanderwarker

MIT Harvard Center for Magnetic Resonance: © Acentech

MIT MIT.nano: © Anton Grassl Photography

MIT Site 4: © John Horner

MIT Sloan School of Management: © Alan Karchmer Photography

MLK School: © Robert Benson Photography

Moses Brown School – Woodman Community and Performance Center: © Heidi Gumula – DBVW Architects

Museum of Fine Arts: © Acentech

Nashua Center for the Arts © Icon Architecture

Natick High School: © Andy Caulfield Architectural Photography

New Brunswick Cultural Center: © Devco (New Brunswick Development Corporation)

New England College Putnam Performing Arts Center: © Anton Grassl

New England Conservatory: © Robyn Ivy Photography

Newton North High School: © Gund Partnership

NIH National Neuroscience Center: © Acentech

Nike NYHQ: © Garrett Rowland

NKU College of Informatics: © Acentech

NMR Meditation Temple: © John Horner

Non-Profit Biotech Organization Collaborative Workplace: © Chuck Choi

Northeastern University ISEC: © Warren Jagger; rendering courtesy Payette

Northeastern University LightView Apartments: © Flaunt Boston

Norton Museum of Art: © Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research: © Anton Grassl

Old Dominion University Systems Research and Academic Center: © Alain Jaramillo

Ora Seaport Hyatt Place Boston: © Robert Benson Photography

OSRAM / Sylvania North American Headquarters: © Anton Grassl / Esto

PA Convention Center: © Acentech

Paramount Center: © Peter Vanderwarker

Partners Healthcare Headquarters: © Robert Benson Photography

The Peddie School: © Magda Biernat Photography

Penn State HUB © Chuck Choi Photography

Pfizer Research and Development Center © Woodruff / Brown Architectural Photography

Phillips Academy Pan Athletic Center: © Robert Benson Photography

Phillips Exeter Academy Goel Center for Theater and Dance: Courtesy Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners

The Possible Zone: © Acentech

Princeton University Firestone Library (Exterior): © Acentech

Princeton University Firestone Library (Interior): © Jonathan Hillyer Photography, Courtesy Shepley Bulfinch

Princeton University Firestone Library (Rendering): © Shepley Bulfinch

Princeton University Lewis Science Library: © Acentech

PTC Offices: © Warren Patterson Photography

Putnam Investments Headquarters: © Richard Mandelkorn

Raleigh Convention Center: © Acentech

Reebok HQ: © Garrett Rowland

RI State Police Barracks: © Joseph St. Pierre

RISD Spatial Audio Studio: © RISD

Rodeph Shalom Synagogue: © Rodeph Shalom

Sacred Heart University Martire Business & Communications Center: © Anton Grassl/ESTO and Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University WSHU Radio Station + Public Safety: © Spagnolo Guisness Photos

Saint Jude Church: © Guy Cali

Sala Sinfonica: © Acentech

Salem State University Sophia Gordon Center: © Alan Karchmer OTTO

Sandy Hook Elementary School: © Robert Benson Photography

Santa Monica Parking Structure: © Acentech

Sinclair: © Robyn Ivy

Skirball Cultural Center: © Timothy Hursley

Smart Phone Case Sound Quality Improvements: © Acentech

Somerville High School: © Robert Benson Photography

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center: © Acentech

St. John’s College Mellon Hall: © Steve Horwitz

Swarthmore College Lang Music Center: © Acentech

Syracuse University Newhouse II Production Studios: © Robert Benson Photography

Temple Israel Omaha: © Finegold Alexander

Temple University Fox School of Business: © DeAngelo

Temple University Morgan Hall: © Halkin Mason Photography

Thayer Academy: © Acentech

Tufts University Central Energy Plant: © Brian Feinknopf

Tufts University Science and Engineering Complex: © Chuck Choi

Twenty|20 NorthpCambridge City Hall: © Sean Litchfieldoint: © Robert Benson Photography

TripAdvisor: © Robert Benson Photography

UConn NextGen Residence Hall: © Robert Benson Photography

UConn Student Recreation Center: © Robert Benson Photography

UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management: © Max Touhey Photography

UMass Amherst Life Sciences Laboratories: © Wilson Architects

UMass Amherst Mullins Memorial Center: © Acentech

UMass Amherst Olver Design Building: © Alexander Schreyer

UMass Amherst Student Union: © Shepley Bulfinch

UMass Boston Integrated Science Complex: © Robert Benson Photography

UMass Lowell Olsen Hall: © Robert Umenhofer Photography

UMass Lowell University Crossing: © Paul Warchol Photography

UMass Medical School: © Peter Vanderwarker

Umbrella Center for the Arts: © Greg Premru

UNH Hamilton Smith Hall: © Robert Benson Photography

University of La Verne Ludwick Center For Spirituality, Cultural Understanding, and Community Engagement: © Benny Chan

University of Maryland A. James Clark Hall: © Joel Sanders Photography

University of Pennsylvania Vagelos Laboratory for Energy Science: Renderings © Behnisch Architekten

University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy: © Warren Jagger Photography

University of Rhode Island Welcome Center: © Heidi Gumula – DBVW Architects

University of Southern Indiana Teaching Theater: © Tom Kessler

Upright Vacuum Cleaner Noise Reduction: © Emily O’Brien Photography

US Navy Pilot Helmet: © Acentech

USVI Reichhold Center for the Arts © Architectural renderings: Paul Lukez Architecture

Veterans Affairs Worcester Outpatient Clinic: © Anton Grassl Photography

Villanova University Commons Student Housing: © Jeffrey Totaro Photography

Virtual Paul’s Cross: © Acentech

VT Department of Public Services Wind Farm: © Acentech

Warner Theatre: © Gibbens Creative

Washing Machine Sound Quality Study: © Acentech; © Thinkstock

Washington University Olin School of Business: © Alan Karchmer Photography

WELL Living Lab: Renderings courtesy Centerbrook

Wellesley College Pendleton Hall West: © Michael Moran, OTTO

Wellesley High School: © SMMA

Wellington High School: © Acentech

Wentworth Institute of Technology Center for Engineering, Innovation, and Sciences: © Albert Vecerka

Wentworth Institute of Technology Schumann Library and Learning Commons: © Chuck Choi Photography

Westfield State University, University Hall: © Robert Benson Photography

Westminster Choir College: © Halkin Mason Photography

Wheeler School: © Peter Vanderwarker

Worcester Health and Recovery Center: © Ellenzweig / Architect: Ellenzweig

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Hall: © Robert Benson Photography

WSHU Radio + Public Safety Center: © SGA Architecture

Wyeth Pharmaceutical HQ: © Paul Warchol Photography

Yale Center for British Art: © Shave Media, Acentech

Yale Science Building: Renderings Courtesy Stantec

ZUMIX: © Acentech


About Us: © Acentech

History: © Acentech, © Emily O’Brien Photography;

Careers: © Emily O’Brien Photography, © Robyn Ivy Photography

Contact: © Emily O’Brien Photography; © Robyn Ivy Photography


Acentech at ABX: Brand Journey: © Emily O’Brien Photography

Acentech at the Movies: Star Wars Episode VII: © Betsey Weber (Creative Commons License)

Acentech’s Got Talent: © Shave Media

Ain’t Science Wonderful?: Stock Photography (

Bob Wolff On: Why No Noise is Good Noise: © Acentech

Buzz over Fuzz: Practical Tips for Coping with the Trend Toward Noisier Restaurants: Stock Photography (

Deregulating the Unregulated: What’s Up with Inaudible Electric Cars?: Stock Photography (

Design Tips for Non-Designers Part 1: Typography Matters!: © Emily O’Brien Photography

Designing the Sound System for Mecca: © Acentech

En Pointe Acoustics for Great Dance Studios: © Robert Benson Photography

Finding a Quiet Place to Watch “A Quiet Place” © Unsplash

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Corporate Video Shoot: © Acentech

It’s Getting Hot in Here: Wifi Heatmapping: © Acentech

If a Tree Falls in the Forest…: Stock Photography (

Inhospitable Hospitality: How to Avoid A Nosy Hotel: © Peter Vanderwarker

Inside the Design: Design Accelerated: © Amy Pierce

Large Trucks in Tunnels: Moving Air Makes for a Moving Experience up Above: Stock Photography (

Legal Marijuana; Where There’s Smoke There’s Sound: Creative Commons

Legos and Glockenspiels: Why I Became an Engineer: Stock Photography (

Looking for the Best Restaurant in Rome?: © Google Maps

Houston’s Acoustical Oddity: The Buffalo Bayou Cistern: Courtesy the Buffalo Bayou Partnership

MASS MoCA: A Journey Through Time and Space: © Acentech

Mixing it up: Integrating the Science of Acoustics into an Album Mix: © Acentech

Murphy’s Law, You’ve Met Your Match!: Stock Photography (

Musings on Metal bats: Stock Photography (

My Cousin, The Artist: © Justin Canha

A Noise Cancelling Fork? Not so Fast!: © Nissin via Youtube

The Nutcracker: A Case for the Arts: Stock Photography (

On Tour with Willard Grant Conspiracy: Courtesy Willard Grant Conspiracy

Off the Tee: The Sound of Great Golf: Stock Photography (

Pebble and Acorn: An Acoustics Coloring Book for Kids: © Acentech

Passing the Baton: © Acentech

Performance vs. Price: Professional and Consumer Flat Panel Displays: © Andrew Bordwin Photography

Pi Day: © Acentech

Preserving our National Parks’ Natural Quiet: Stock Photography (

Productivity vs. Creativity?: © Acentech/Sandy Kane

Returning to Restorative Roots: Comparing Ancient & Modern Healing Environments: Stock Photography (

Setting the Stage: © Boston Lyric Opera

Sound off: The NYT on Acoustics: © New York Times (photo collage by Acentech)

Telemedicine and Accessibility: Face-to-Face for the First Time: © NBBJ

Time and Flexibility: How Temporary Walls (Might) Give you the Best of Both Worlds: © Jasper Sanidad

Tips for Residential Acoustics, Part One: Know Thy Site: © Robert Benson Photography

Tips for Residential Acoustics, Part Two: Multi-Family Basics: © Robert Benson Photography

The Value of One Sabin: © Acentech

Video Projector Noise: © Robyn Ivy Photography

A Virtually Vibration-Free Facility: © Acentech

When a Single Second Means Everything: Stock Photography

When Work Meets Play—The Basics of Saxophone Acoustics: Courtesy “The Saxyderms”

What Worked for Me: Tips for Balancing Work and School: © Shepley Bulfinch

Why Decibels?: © Robyn Ivy Photography

The Windy Road to Wind Power: © Acentech

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UConn Health Academic Building Rendering: © Centerbrook Architects


“Serve up Sound Quality in Senior Living” in Facility Executive Kendal on Hudson photograph: © Robert Benson Photography