Harold Marshall (acoustician)
Sir Arthur Harold Marshall, KNZM, FRSNZ, FNZIA, FRAIA (born 15 September 1931) is an expert in acoustics design and research.
He is Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland School of Architecture, and co-founder of Marshall Day Acoustics Ltd in 1982 with Chris Day. He currently resides in Auckland New Zealand, and continues work with Marshall Day Acoustics as a group consultant.
He is recognised internationally for his contribution to concert hall design, in particular his seminal work with Mike Barron on the importance of lateral reflections.
Currently he is involved in several major concert hall projects including the Guangzhou Opera House with architect Zaha Hadid and the Philharmonie de Paris with French architect Jean Nouvel.
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... Marshall was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand in 1994 ... He also holds Fellowships in the Acoustical Society of America, the New Zealand Institute of Architects and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects ...
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