Future buildings will be more conversation-friendly



The Futurist Magazine :
Architects using sound-mapping software developed at Cardiff University in Wales can see the noisy hot spots where conversations in a room might become unintelligible. By altering room shapes and materials, they will be able to make meeting spaces, open-plan offices, and even caf├ęs more compatible for conversations.


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