Zhang Liang was from a prominent family that served one of the feudal kingdoms that was eventually toppled by the Qin Dynasty (c. 221-206 BCE). Even after the Zhang family found itself under Qin rule, they still had wealth—Zhang Liang reportedly had the means to fund a staff of 300 servants. 985 more words
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I’ve learnt a lot from this commission; about the existence of acoustic absorbers, for instance.
One of the many professions involved in this renovation (I long ago lost count of numbers) is the acoustic consultant, who provides detailed guidelines concerning the interior soundscape. 390 more words