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
TriMet Warning Bells Light Rail Pedestrian Crossings
Woodburn High School Band and Chorus Rooms
Benjamin Wolf's Experience
Benjamin Wolf's Blog Posts
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
The ABCs of Open Office Acoustics
Acoustical engineers discuss the basic principals of open office acoustics. How absorption, blocking, and covering affects cubicle farms and open offices.