Auris helps people who are deaf or who have a hearing impairment or a language development disorder. Ector Hoogstad Architecten designed the audiological centre on the ground floor and the HQ offices on the first and second floor around a small atrium. Acoustics naturally play an important role in the project. Several research rooms were designed as a box-in-box to exclude all ambient noise. One room was designed as a Faraday cage to prevent magnetic radiation from outside from getting in. Still, the Audiological Centre is highly transparent, with natural light and the possibility for natural ventilation. The offices provide an open working environment with sufficient room for in-service training and meetings.
Country: The Netherlands
Client: Royal Auris Group
Program: Audiological Centre and offices
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