Benjamin Wolf

Benjamin WolfSenior Acoustical Consultant

Benjamin Wolf, INCE Bd. Cert. is a Senior Acoustical Consultant, in Portland, Oregon with a Master of Science in Architectural Acoustics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He specializes in analysis and recommendations for the spaces and structures needed to provide acoustically effective and comfortable environments. As part of his master’s thesis, he modeled accurate acoustical representations of several famous music performance venues allowing musicians to hear their performance simulated in those spaces, in real time, as if they were standing on stage. In his spare time, Ben plays bass trombone with a wide variety of local groups. He enjoys web design and recording live sound.

Benjamin Wolf's Projects

Vancouver Clinic Ridgefield

Vancouver Clinic 3 New or Expanded Facilities

ABD Engineering & Design worked with ZGF Architects to provide complete acoustical consulting services for the Vancouver Clinic expansion project at 3 locations. Salmon Creek: 100,000 SF Camas: 25,300 SF…
TriMet warning bells crossing

TriMet Warning Bells Light Rail Pedestrian Crossings

Beginning with measurements taken in 2015, ABD Engineering & Design worked with TriMet to conduct sound measurements of warning bells at MAX Light Rail pedestrian crossings. When it was discovered…
Woodburn High School Band Room

Woodburn High School Band and Chorus Rooms

ABD Engineering & Design worked with BBL Architects to develop room acoustics and noise isolation recommendations for the Woodburn High School performing arts classrooms. Band and chorus rooms are often…

Benjamin Wolf's Experience

  • Pan MineWhite Pine County, Nevada
  • South Cooper Mountain ApartmentsBeaverton, Oregon
  • Wood Village Mixed UseWood Village, Oregon
  • Farmdale ApartmentsNorth Hollywood, California
  • Lot Expansion Barrier CalculationsTangent, Oregon
  • Packaging AreaValley City, Utah
  • TriMet Columbia 10Portland, Oregon
  • Hermiston Schools (Theater Lane Elementary School, Rocky Heights Elementary School, High School Classroom Annex and CTE)Hermiston, Oregon
  • Noise StudyEagle Point, Oregon
  • Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical CenterClackamas, Oregon
  • United Natural Foods Noise and Vibration StudyRidgefield, Washington
  • Generator ExhaustBoardman, Oregon
  • Open Office AcousticsVancouver, Washington
  • Columbia Shores Townhouses – Overlay Noise StudyVancouver, Washington
  • Mixed Use – HUD Noise StudyWood Village, Oregon
  • Benjamin Wolf's Blog Posts

    Resilient Channel

    Resilient Channel in Design

    Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality can be disappointing, even failing to meet code.

    Resilient Channel Installation

    Resilient Channel Installation

    Resilient channel (RC) is a popular option in acoustic design and construction. While RC promises a huge positive effect on the acoustical performance of a wall, facade, or floor/ceiling, the reality after installation can be disappointing, even failing to meet...