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Hitting the right timbre

With the plentiful use of timber, Pringle Richards Sharratt, architect of the new music school and auditorium at Shrewsbury School, has been able to overcome the problem of acoustics, and at the same time design a building appropriate to its country surroundings Acoustics is a tricky subject. Look at most well-designed buildings and you can immediately grasp the main points of the architect's thinking and, unless any tricks have been played deliberately, of the structure. Glance at ...

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