New York University Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, The United Arab Emirates

Property owner

New York University

Main contractor

Al Futtaim Carillion

Architect

Raphael Vinoly Architects

Acoustic consultant

Shen Milsom Wilke

Structural engineer

GHD

Details

3 auditoria

Building type

Education

Intervention level

Floor

CDM installed approximately 2000 m² of CDM-QuietDECK to guarantee optimal sound quality in the new Arts Center of NYU Abu Dhabi.

The New York University Abu Dhabi campus on Saddiyat Island has 117,000 m² of academic space, 142,000 m² of housing for students and staff, 34,000 m² of car parking and 8,200 m² of specialist research areas.

One of the buildings on the campus is the Arts building which contains a state-of-the-art Auditorium, a Black Box Theatre and a Recital Hall. The Acoustic Consultant specified that all three of these performance spaces should have 150 mm thick concrete floating floors on a 100 mm void with a system natural frequency of <10Hz. The CDM-QuietDECK system was used which was designed to take perimeter wall loads of over 100 kN/m.

 

Project Reference – New York University Abu Dhabi – CDM-QuietDECK
Project Reference – New York University Abu Dhabi – CDM-QuietDECK
Project Reference – New York University Abu Dhabi – CDM-QuietDECK

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