The Quiet Mark Podcast

By Quiet Mark

Welcome to The Quiet Mark Podcast. Hosted by Simon Gosling CMO at Quiet Mark, the global award programme associated with the UK Noise Abatement Society, this series uniquely explores the vital role acoustics will play in the future of global living, building and product design sharing conversations with thought-leading designers, architects, and sound experts. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognises environmental noise as the 2nd largest environmental health risk in Western Europe after air quality. Noise contributes to a range of physical and mental health problems, disturbed sleep, affects people’s hearing, communication and learning. And, in our smart-phone era, noise isn’t only about the big sounds of planes, traffic and construction sites, smaller sounds like someone FaceTiming on the bus or playing music loudly through their tinny headphones can cause stress, annoyance and impacts our mental health. During this time of Lockdown our world is much quieter than usual, every sound is more noticeable, quietness has never seemed more important or front of mind, where could this take us and how will we live, build, and work after this profound period of change? To help navigate the world-changes around us, these exclusive insights into pioneering projects and visions, explore the future on the other side of the crisis.

  1. 1.
    Episode 21: COOKING WITH SOUND - Ping Coombes - BBC MasterChef Winner and Henk Huisseune - Novy
    55:36
  2. 2.
    Episode 20: THE SOUND OF THE STARS - Paul Gregory & Nick Dunn - The International Dark-Sky Association
    43:24
  3. 3.
    Episode 19: DON'T BE ALARMED! - Dr. Elif Özcan (Vieira) - TU Delft & Critical Alarms Lab
    49:47
  4. 4.
    Episode 18: THE SOUND OF SLEEP - John Lopos - The National Sleep Foundation
    21:25
  5. 5.
    Episode 17: THE NOISE ABATEMENT SOCIETY - Lisa Lavia
    1:00:51
  6. 6.
    Episode 16: SOUND OF THE YEAR AWARDS - Matthew Herbert - BBC New Radiophonic Workshop & Cheryl Tipp - Curator of Wildlife & Environmental Sounds - British Museum
    48:54
  7. 7.
    Episode 15: REDUCING NOISE IN HOSPITALS - Yoko Sen - Sen Sound
    52:01
  8. 8.
    Episode 14: SOUND WALKING INTO 2021 - Renate Zentschnig and Michiel Huijsman - Soundtrackcity & Grant Waters - Tranquil City
    58:39
  1. 9.
    Episode 13: THE ACOUSTICS OF STONE WOOL INSULATION - Jessica Smith & James Mills - ROCKWOOL & Claudio Passavanti aka Doctor Mix
    52:03
  2. 10.
    Episode 12: ACOUSTICS IN ARCHITECTURE - Jack Richardson - Hilson Moran & Spencer Drake - Armourcoat
    1:06:01
  3. 11.
    Episode 11: SOUND AND NOISE - Marcia Jenneth Epstein - The University of Calgary
    1:01:17
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    Episode 10: FOOD, SLEEP & ENERGY - Mahmoud Alamir of Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    41:58
  5. 13.
    Episode 9: FROM ADS TO ARCHITECTURE - Steve Keller - Studio Resonate at Pandora
    1:00:50
  6. 14.
    Episode 8: TRANSFORMING CONSTRUCTION WITH SOUND DESIGN - Mike Jacob - Kiss House
    54:34
  7. 15.
    Episode 7/ Pt2: IMPROVING ACOUSTICS FOR A NEW NORMAL - Nigel Sill - Enfield Speciality Doors
    16:32
  8. 16.
    Episode 7/ Pt3: IMPROVING ACOUSTICS FOR A NEW NORMAL - Oliver Brookes - BB&C Architects Ltd
    24:41
  9. 17.
    Episode 7: IMPROVING ACOUSTICS FOR A NEW NORMAL - Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic, Nigel Sill - Enfield Speciality Doors & Oliver Brookes - BB&C Architects
    49:42
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    Episode 7/ Pt1: IMPROVING ACOUSTICS FOR A NEW NORMAL - Martin Rawlins - BASWA acoustic
    21:33
  11. 19.
    Episode 6: THE PSYCHOACOUSTICS OF SOUNDSCAPES - Wade Bray - HEAD acoustics, Inc.
    1:19:58
  12. 20.
    Episode 5: MEANINGFUL SOUND MEASUREMENT IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT - Adrian Passmore - ARUP
    21:41
  13. 21.
    Episode 4: ACOUSTICS IN EDUCATION - Shane Cryer - Ecophon
    31:11
  14. 22.
    Episode 3: BIOPHILIC ACOUSTICS - Oliver Heath - Oliver Heath Design
    55:24
  15. 23.
    Episode 2: HOME & BUILDING STANDARDS SPECIAL - Carolyn Forte - Good Housekeeping Institute & Ethan Bourdeau - IWBI The International WELL Building Institute
    1:16:24
  16. 24.
    Episode 1: LIGHT & SOUND + BUILDING THE EXCEL HOSPITAL - Colin Ball & Richard Grove - BDP (Building Design Partnership)
    1:00:10

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