Throughout the book, Orlowski’s writing style is clear, concise, on-point and highly engaging. For students looking to study the history and theory of acoustics in architecture and those already plying their trade in the arts, the book is a valuable work.
The book is very informative. It will be a good reference for all those dealing with the design of classrooms, concert halls, and opera houses, etc.
Raf Orlowski’s book is a welcome addition to the literature on architectural acoustics. It provides a comprehensive review of the development of the acoustic design of many different types of building with particular emphasis on spaces for the performing arts such as opera houses, theatres and concert halls.