After the Symposium there was still time for a last SONORUS meeting. The Urban Sound Planning certificates were handed to the SONORUS ESRs as a reward for achieving their goals within the program. Finally, a long term goal was set towards two directions. First to pursue the urban sound planning concept and try to implement … Continue reading The final SONORUS Meeting
Munich, 15 of September 2016 … the day has arrived! The Urban Sound Planning – International Symposium was preceded by the autumn meeting of the EUROCITIES’ Working Group Noise (WGN) and the participants of the Symposium were able to join a tour around Pasing (near Munich) where a major traffic calming project resulted in the … Continue reading Urban Sound Planning – International Symposium
Why? The SONORUS four-year project came to an end, and there is no better way to say it than summarizing our views, experiences and research in the field of urban sound planning. After the presentation of our booklet in the Urban Sound Planning Symposium in Munich, we are happy to announce is online version! Where … Continue reading Our booklet: “Urban Sound Planning – the SONORUS project” available!
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Based on SONORUS (Urban Sound Planner)-ESR6 project, a web-based online virtual reality tool for multisensory evaluation of urban sound environment was developed. We would like to invite you to try it and give us feedback. The test will take around 15 minutes. You will need a pair of headphones or earphones for this test, and … Continue reading Web-based virtual reality tool for evaluation of urban sound environment
In the aftermath of INTER-NOISE 2016, that happened from August 21-24 in Hamburg, we would like to let you know more on SONORUS ESRs’ participation. The congress theme was “Towards a quieter future” and more than 900 contributions and 15 sessions from various topics, including one of the largest – Urban Sound Planning – scientists, … Continue reading SONORUS participation at INTER-NOISE 2016
The SONORUS team will have a strong presence at INTER-NOISE 2016. This event is organized by the German Acoustical Society in cooperation with the Hamburg University of Technology and will take place in Hamburg, from August 21 to 24, 2016. The program is quite extensive and diverse, including almost 100 structured sessions (lectures and posters). … Continue reading SONORUS at INTER-NOISE 2016
EuroRegio took place last June 13-15 in the beautiful city of Porto-Portugal. This conference was organised jointly by the European Acoustic Association (EAA), the Portuguese Acoustical Society (SPA- Sociedade Portuguesa de Acústica) and the Spanish Acoustical Society (SEA- Sociedad Española de Acústica). An important part of the congress was the EAA Summer School and the … Continue reading EuroRegio 2016: Summary
The five students who got the grant are: Carlos Villazón Laso: PhD student at UPM (Madrid, Spain). Georgia Lalou: PhD student at UTH (Volos, Greece). Juan Emilio Noriega: PhD student at UCAM (Murcia, Spain). Neoklis Mantas: PhD student at UTH (Volos, Greece). Petra Sandberg: Master student at Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden). Thank … Continue reading 5 students get the grant to attend the “International Symposium in Urban Sound Planning”
Obtaining a good acoustic quality in urban areas is a major environmental task within the European Union that goes far beyond noise control – a task that requires a comprehensive view on the future development of cities including their transport and industrial infrastructure. The aim of Urban SOUND Planning is to achieve the best possible … Continue reading Registrations are open: International symposium on Urban Sound Planning