Vibration

CLIENTS WE SERVE

  • Valley Transportation Authority
  • Los Angeles Metro
  • Equinox Gyms
  • CorePower Yoga, LLC
  • Various Hospital/Healthcare/Medical Facilities
  • ConfidentialTechnology Clients

MARKETS WE SERVE

  • Rail Vibration
  • Road Vibration
  • Construction Vibration
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Technology Facilities
  • Medical Facilities/Equipment
  • Biotechnology Facilities/Equipment
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Industrial Facilities

Vibration generated by transit, construction, and other equipment can adversely impact building structures and their occupants. In addition, floor vibration in buildings due to sources such as occupants, mechanical/HVAC equipment, and transit can negatively affect sensitive equipment such as imaging devices, medical equipment, and other precision devices.

CSDA works with facility owners, transit agencies, and stakeholders to measure, analyze, and reduce vibration levels by providing:

  • Field vibration measurements (acceleration, velocity, displacement)
  • Construction vibration monitoring and analysis
  • Modeling and mitigation of environmental vibration levels
  • Analysis of floor vibration and its impact on sensitive equipment
  • Vibration reduction strategies and implementation

International Education

CSDA specializes in campus master planning and educational facility design for international schools. We are a team of talented individuals who listen carefully, collaborate fully and create responsibly. Our goal is to assist each client in addressing their planning, design, budget and schedule needs. Our team works closely and in collaboration with clients to evaluate campus space utilization and develop design solutions that foster a modern and superior learning environment for students.

CSDA has developed American International School projects and master plans for more than 14 international school clients. Our experience includes:

  • American Community School, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • American Community School, Beirut, Lebanon
  • American International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • American International School, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • American International School, Vienna, Austria
  • Colegio Internacional, Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela
  • Damascus Community School, Damascus, Syria
  • Institute of Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
  • International School of Krakow, Krakow, Poland
  • Saudi Arabia International School, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Sound Insulation

MARKETS WE SERVE

  • Apartments
  • Churches
  • Civic Institutions
  • Community Centers
  • Condominiums
  • Educational Facilities
  • Hospitality
  • Hotels
  • Nursing Homes
  • Retirement Homes
  • Single-Family Homes

In an effort to address noise concerns, the federal government has funded programs to retrofit impacted properties with architectural solutions aimed at achieving acceptable interior noise levels. These retrofits reduce speech interruption and sleep disturbance in homes and improve learning environments in schools. We respectfully work with each community to provide acoustical solutions that offer healthier, more comfortable environments.

We have earned a reputation for excellence in the following:

  • Acoustical design and measurements
  • Agency audits
  • Architectural design
  • Construction and contract document development
  • Construction administration and inspection support
  • Community outreach/collateral materials
  • Data management systems
  • Program management
  • Technical and administrative staff support

Environmental / Transportation Noise

MARKETS WE SERVE

  • Aircraft
  • Construction
  • Central Plants
  • Equipment Yards
  • Helicopter
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Rail
  • Vehicle

By necessity, transportation systems are placed near population centers. The resulting noise and vibration may adversely impact the quality of life for nearby residents and the surrounding communities. Government agencies are well aware of these environmental impacts and have set regulatory compliance standards to ensure community wellbeing.

CSDA works with planners, engineers, and project managers to meet regulatory requirements for noise by providing:

  • Acoustical measurements
  • Architectural and acoustical design
  • Environmental noise and vibration studies
  • General plan noise elements
  • Noise and vibration monitoring

Architectural Acoustics

MARKETS WE SERVE

    • Academic
    • Civic and Public Institutional
    • Commercial
    • Data Centers
    • Entertainment and Leisure
    • Healthcare
    • Industrial
    • Master Planned Communities
    • Mixed Use
    • Places of Worship
    • Restaurants
    • Retail
    • Single- and Multi-Family Residential
    • Senior Housing
    • Sports Facilities
    • Student Housing
    CSDA carefully considers a building’s location, function, and aesthetics in designing acoustical solutions that are within an owner’s budget. We have collaborated on new construction, expansions, restorations, and renovations for a wide range of building types, including high-performance and sustainable structures.

    We provide developers, planners, schools, architects, engineers, and owners with:

        • Acoustical testing, analysis, and reporting for environmental studies
        • Building assessments and recommendations to meet acoustical objectives
        • Design review and acoustical input on building plans and specifications
        • Material and product specifications required for contract documents
        • Construction site visits to confirm compliance with design intent
        • Onsite acoustical measurements of existing buildings
        • Three-dimensional modeling and graphics for agency/user presentations