AJA were delighted to win the 2016 ANC Award in the Architectural Acoustics: Education category for Boardman House. This is our second ANC Award, having previously won the award for Architectural Acoustics at the first ANC Awards in 2013 for the UEL Stratford Library. Project acoustician Ian Rees was presented with the award by physicist and TV presenter Helen Czerski and Ecophon’s Shane Cryer at the ANC Conference in Birmingham in June.
A new documentary has been screened with one of our projects playing a starring role. The music centre at King’s College School Wimbledon was designed by Hopkins Architects and is the subject of a Sky Arts programme, first broadcast on 23 February 2021. Adrian James Acoustics Associates Andrew Oldridge and Ian Rees worked alongside principal … Read more
We are delighted to announce that the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize has been won by a project where AJA carried out both the acoustic design and sound testing. This is the first time ever that the Stirling Prize has been awarded to a social housing design. Goldsmith Street is a major social housing development consisting … Read more
The Association of Noise Consultants has just announced its annual awards for the very best in the field of acoustics, and this year Adrian James Acoustics is delighted to have won two prestigious accolades. Manchester’s Crowne Plaza Hotel was the venue for the ceremony, rounding off a day devoted to conference meetings and presentations. At the evening … Read more
Pipers Corner School for girls is nestled in a rural setting overlooking High Wycombe. When the decision was taken to build a new Performing Arts Centre, we were called in to provide both acoustic consultancy and as theatre consultants. The aim was to create a theatre, dance studio and rehearsal rooms as well as a … Read more
Summer has officially arrived, so the awards season is upon us. On 6th June the Association of Noise Consultants will present its annual celebration of the best in the field of acoustics. Manchester’s Crowne Plaza Hotel will host the ceremony, with categories including Innovation, Good Acoustic Design and Workplace Acoustics. A number of international sponsors are supporting the event, such as Ecophon, Bruel & Kjaer and Armourcoat … Read more
We are pleased to announce that this year’s winner of the AJA Research Seminar Paper Prize is Neil Dawes (pictured left). Neil’s paper is entitled “Cover Song Detection: Developing the Chroma Based Approaches to Detection for Large Scale Application with Greater Accuracy”. In non-technical terms, the paper discusses different approaches for automated detection of cover … Read more
We are delighted to announce that Adrian James Acoustics has won two awards at the Association of Noise Consultants 2018 conference. Our work on the Nur Alem Pavilion for Expo 2017 was Highly Commended in the Building Acoustics category, and Principal Acoustics and Theatre Consultant Ian Rees won the Best Presentation award for his entertaining presentation … Read more
AJA were commended in the Architectural Acoustics: Education category at the ANC Awards for our work on the UEA Bob Champion Building at the Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital. Project acoustician Andy Oldridge was presented with the commendation by physicist and TV presenter Helen Czerski and Ecophon’s Shane Cryer at the ANC Conference in Birmingham in June.
We are pleased to announce that Rosanna Fish has won the second Adrian James Acoustics Research Seminar Paper Prize. The annual cash prize is awarded to students studying the prestigious Tonmeister programme at the University of Surrey.