Recent News and Events
December 3, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant presents "Types of soundwalks and their applications in soundscape design" at the 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Francisco, California.
November 17, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant was invited to present "New Methods to Integrate Acoustical Design Principles in Architectural Design" to architectural students at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan.
November 16, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant was excited to present "Architectural Soundscapes" at the 6th International Symposium on Temporal Design at the Joint 26th Meeting of the Taiwan Institue of Acoustics in Taipei.
October 30, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant was honored to to participate in Daytona State College's STEM Seminar Fall 2013 Series. He presented "Exploring the Architecture of Sound" to a mixed audience that included students, faculty, and community members
July 18, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant was invited by AESOP/ACSP Joint Congress 2013 Planning for Resilient Cities and Regions to present "An Exploration of the Urban Design Possibilities Offered by Soundscape Theory" at the 5th annual international conference in Dublin, Ireland.
March 22, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant was invited by the European Cooperation in Science & Technology to present "Creating and Designing Soundscapes" at the annual international conference in Merano, Italy.
March 14, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant presents "Acoustical Design pf 21st Century Learning Spaces " to design professionals at the Orlando AIA Chapter meeting.
February 7, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant presents "Acoustic Design Issues and Strategies for Healthcare Facilities" to the Tampa AIA Chapter at their Academy of Architecture for Health conference.
January 30, 2013
Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA, Senior Principal Consultant presents "Acoustics for High Performance Schools" to design professionals at the 2013 Learning Environment Expo hosted by the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida
January 16, 2013
Robert M. Lilkendey, Associate Principal Consultant delivers 3 part seminar Noise and Vibration Control in Buildings to the Florida West Coast Chapter of ASHRAE in Tampa, Florida.
Siebein Associates specializes in architectural and environmental acoustics utilizing advanced acoustical measuring systems to evaluate acoustical challenges in a large number of project types as well as utilizes advanced computer modeling methods to assess prospective design solutions. Our unique design process combined with over 30 years of research based design on over 1,500 diverse projects worldwide have made us one of the premier acoustical consulting firms in the United States.
Siebein Associates, Inc. is a leading acoustical consulting firm established in 1981 with an office in Gainesville, Florida. We have a broad range of diverse experience in acoustical design and research that enables us to provide state-of-the-art consulting services. We specialize in the design of spaces for natural acoustic and amplified performances in many venues. We have pioneered the use of advanced acoustical measuring systems to evaluate acoustical challenges in rooms as well as computer modeling methods to assess prospective design solutions. We provide computerized design calculations and model studies for proposed designs and sound system layouts as part of our basic services. We also have the equipment to perform field measurements in conformance with ANSI, ASTM, ISO and other standards for most acoustic situations in existing buildings.
We are a growing company with trained professionals that have significant educational and project experience in each of the specialty areas of acoustics, architecture, engineering, and management. Senior Principal Consultant, Gary W. Siebein, FASA, FAIA founded the firm to bring the advanced acoustical modeling, measuring, predicting and evaluation tools developed in his university research laboratory to truly value engineer acoustical systems in a wide variety of actual building acoustic and environmental noise projects.
We have received awards for research and acoustical design from the American Institute of Architects, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, the National Council of Acoustical Consultants and Progressive Architecture.
Since 1981 we have worked on over 1,500 challenging projects that make us one of the premier acoustical consulting firms in the United States.