Petruzzelli theater in Bari has been recently restored after disastrous fire of 1991 that had seriously damaged the building. The restoration has focused on the aesthetics and functionality of the room, in particular has been given great attention to improving the acoustics of the theater. This paper review the acoustical design process that has been carried out using a computer model of the hall and measurements during the the restoration process. Objective indexes from measurements of the renewed theater are compared with literature suggested values and with similar halls.
Facondini, Marco; Ponteggia, Daniele
Affiliations: Studio Ing. Ponteggia, Terni, Italy; TanAcoustics Studio, Pesaro, Italy(See document for exact affiliation information.)
AES Convention: 128 (May 2010) Paper Number: 8024
Publication Date: May 1, 2010
Subject: Room and Architectural Acoustics
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