At the presentation of the projects, the six teams were joined by a group of guests with a particular interest in the subjects of acoustics and architectural representation:

Chiara Morbelli
Architect and Senior Acoustician, Infrastructure, at Atkins

Laura Allen
Partner in architectural research practice Smout Allen and a professor at the Bartlett. As a teacher she has a particular interest in new techniques for drawing, and co-edited the book ‘Drawing Futures: Speculations in Contemporary Drawing for Art and Architecture’ (2016).

Ben Burgess
Acoustician and Associate Director at Buro Happold

Will Jones
Marketing manager at Ecophon

Robin Snell
Co-founder of Robin Snell & Partners, who has worked on many projects in which acoustics play a central role, notably the Garsington Opera Pavilion in Buckinghamshire, and Glyndebourne Opera House, for which he was project architect while at Hopkins Architects.


Top: Laura Allen
Above: Chiara Morbelli and Ben Burgess
Below: Robin Snell