From our geographically central location, Soundscape Engineering LLC's acoustical consultants and noise and vibration control engineers serve clients located throughout North America - in Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Petoskey, Michigan; Milwaukee and Madison Wisconsin; Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend, and Northwest Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Vancouver, British Columbia; Dayton and Cincinnati Ohio, Winnipeg Manitoba; Saskatoon and Regina Saskatchewan; and elsewhere. Our engineers consult on issues of room acoustics, sound isolation, speech privacy, HVAC noise control, building vibration, and exterior noise impact. They also provide acoustic and vibration measurement services.

Valparaiso University

Harre Union 1

Valparaiso, Indiana


This 202,000 sq.ft., $74 million, student center was the 2009 recipient of the Collegiate Citation from American School and University Magazine in their Education Interiors Showcase.


Acoustical consulting services were provided to support design of the large divisible ballroom, to be used for dances, lectures, concerts, and possibly cinema. Consulting services were also provided for the meeting and banquet rooms, small conference rooms, and large main lobby.



Services included assisting the design team with sound isolation issues and incorporation of appropriate acoustical finishes. An issues of particular concern was sound isolation to allow concurrent events to take place within the divided ballroom, such as a concert and a lecture.


In addition to providing assistance with sound isolating constructions and acoustical room finishes, noise control consulting services were provided for the dish wash area.


1 Work by Mr. Sevener (owner Soundscape Engineering LLC) while Senior Consultant at Acoustics By Design, Inc