Acoustical requirements of Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Malaysia

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    Husin, Husrul Nizam
    Mustapa, Syed Abdul Haris bin Syed
    Kamal, Kamarul Syahril
    2004 Conference Papers
    Building technology


ABSTRACT : This research will present a preliminary for evaluation of the acoustical requirement
being as essential design requirement for a concert hall. This article also highlights the best design
solution for concert hall in terms of layout planning, shape and form. These 3 factors are basically
contributed design factors that should be taken into consideration at inception design stage. This
article concentrates Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, a Malaysian world-class concert hall as the
main case study. Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS is selected to be the main case study for this
research as this prestigious hall has been recognized as Malaysia’s symbolized musical concert hall,
whereby it is designed to achieve international standards level. Therefore, in order to formalize
acoustical requirements for this building, the status level of its design should be equal to other world
renowned concert halls.


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