Covid-19: Noise Pollution (Air Travel, Road Traffic and Construction) Fell with 50% as Lockdown Ringed in Sound of Silence.
Simon Gosling: “So what effectively happened is the volume dial on the planet has gone from 10 down to 5 during lockdown and the big question we have to ask is
do we want it to go all the way back
up to 10 again or how can we keep it
that how can we keep that volume down at that volume of 5 for as long as we can?”
Simon Gosling: “Yes, we can! There is no doubt that electric cars are going to be quieter than patrol and diesel cars. However, with the electric cars comes a safety issue.”Read More
Acoustics Academy: Best Practices on How Brand Leaders and Architects can Work with Product and Sound Design.
Simon Gosling: “The biggest challenges is the lack of emphasis on acoustics. I have spoken to architects who say we have seven years studies to become a visual architect, and we spend only five days talking about acoustics. “Read More
International Well Building Institute: Developing Buildings with People’s Health and Wellness at the Center of Design.
Simon Gosling: “I’m really pleased to be able to let you know that I’ve been accepted to be one of the advisories to the Well Building Institute on their Home and their Sound Advisories, which is great because the work that we’re doing at Quiet Mark very much aligned with improving well-being in the built-in environment.”Read More
Simon Gosling: “I mentioned John Connell earlier, and he called Noise Pollution, The Invisible Pollutant. When I tell people that WHO says that noise pollution is the second environmental issue after air pollution, they go, What how can noise harm you?”Read More
The Growing Demand for Quiet: Consumers are Desperately Looking for Quieter Appliances To Eliminate Background Noise During The Work-From-Home Area.
Simon Gosling: “We are in what’s called The Work-From-Home Era. Deloitte recently did a survey in January 2021, and it showed that even post pandemic there’s an expectation that over 32 percent of workers will continue to work from home. Home has very much become the office of the future, the office of the new normal.”Read More
Simon Gosling: “Quiet Mark leads its definitive acoustic measurement system, engaging with global specialist acoustic teams. We conduct assessments of declared technical test data and carry out acoustic measurement of products in our built Quiet Market test laboratory, and sometimes we work with specialist acoustic lab partners.”Read More
Simon Gosling: “In 2016 I led the build of the Home of 2020, and it was a 2 000 square foot space. I got to interview various people about what the Home of 2020 might be like. I also looked at sound in the future home and was introduced to Poppy Szkiler on that project, and we became friends from there onwards.”Read More
Simon Gosling: “I’ve always been fascinated with the new and then my inner motivational drive comes from the three S’s: Sex pistols, Star Wars and Space Invaders. They really shaped my life. “Read More