Acoustical Experience: Schools and Educational Facilities

  • School Acoustics
  • School Acoustics

About This Project

Excellent listening conditions for both students and teachers are vital to a successfully functioning educational facility. Each project demands the application of virtually all facets of the firm’s services from performance spaces through noise and vibration control for ventilation systems and transportation noise sources.


The schools listed are representative of our 200+ school acoustics projects.


Brooks Senior Secondary School

Powell River, BC
Sound isolation, room acoustics and noise control for new theatre, drama room, choir room and video studio. Services included design, shop drawing reviews and site visits during construction.


Burnaby Central High School

Burnaby, BC
Comprehensive acoustical design involving replacement of entire school except for retention of existing gymnasium. BKL’s services included drama, band and choral rooms, library and gymnasiums.


Carson Graham Secondary School

North Vancouver, BC
Acoustical design of replacement school including gymnasium, library, music, drama, shops and classrooms, with construction phased to permit school to remain operational.


Kitsilano Secondary School

Vancouver, BC
Comprehensive acoustical design for the school’s renewal including music, drama, theatre, and classroom facilities plus HVAC noise control.


Mulgrave School

West Vancouver, BC
Acoustics and noise control design for prestigious private K – 12 school including multi-use theatre, music and choral rooms, gymnasium and arts rooms.


New Westminster High School

New Westminster, BC
Complete acoustical design of replacement facility for existing secondary school.


South Okanagan Secondary School

Oliver, BC
Expansion and renovation of existing school including a heritage community theatre.


St. George’s Senior School

Vancouver, BC
Acoustics, noise isolation and HVAC noise control for expansion of theatre, atrium and adjacent spaces.


Steveston London Secondary School

Richmond, BC
Comprehensive acoustics and noise control package for theatre, music room, practice room, edit room, broadcast room, library, conference room and gymnasium. Followup measurements were conducted to confirm compliance with acoustical design criteria.


Sullivan Heights Secondary Bell Centre for the Arts

Surrey, BC
Complete acoustical design for 1200 seat community theatre in a new secondary school. The theatre has won praise for its acoustics from the VSO and touring companies.


Sutherland Secondary School

North Vancouver, BC
Comprehensive acoustical design for new school including gymnasiums, shops, music, drama, multipurpose, library and classroom facilities plus HVAC noise control.


West Vancouver Secondary School Kay Meek Theatre

West Vancouver, BC
Acoustical design and noise isolation for the proscenium theatre renovation and addition of a studio theatre, lobby/gallery, three drama classrooms and music room.

Education & Research
Building Services Noise & Vibration, Commissioning, Design-Build, Environmental and Community Noise, High Performance Acoustics, LEED, Music Acoustics, Music Noise Control, Noise Mitigation Design, P3, Room Acoustics, Sound Isolation, Theatre Acoustics, Third Party Review, Vibration Isolation