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In 2006, Remy graduated with honours as a Master of Science in Architecture, Building and Planning, with a specialization in Building Physics (track “Physics of the Built Environment”). Since 2006, he is acoustic consultant, researcher and teacher at the company Level Acoustics & Vibration (LA&V) housed in the acoustics laboratory of the department of the Built Environment at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e BPS).

LA&V's mission is to transfer knowledge by participating in innovative building designs and applied research and by organising master classes. Remy has worked on various building projects developing solutions to optimise the room acoustics and the insulation of sound. He applies various laboratory and field measurements and prediction modelling methods. He is teacher by giving lectures, organising workshops/courses and supervising students at TU/e and other universities.

Examples of projects were Remy Wenmaekers was involved are:

  • office buildings (e.g. ministry building Rijnstraat 8 The Hague, architect OMA)
  • auditoria (e.g. RIVM Utrecht, Felix Claus Dick van Wageningen Architecten)
  • concert venues (e.g. Theatre de Vest, Alkmaar, architect TenBrasWestinga)
  • outdoor sports venues (e.g. noise barrier for Raceway Venray)
  • master classes on room and building acoustics (e.g. Eddy Gerretsen, Anders Gade)
  • lectures and workshops (e.g. room acoustics for Hogeschool van Amsterdam)
  • measurement expeditions with students (e.g. Amphitheatres Greece)

Working at Level Acoustics & Vibration, Remy shares results from research related to projects at scientific conferences. Preliminary research on the concert hall stage of Casa da Musica by Renz van Luxemburg, the founder of LA&V, was the basis for a PhD research on the topic of stage acoustics. The final result of this project is a thesis containing 6 published 1st author journal papers on stage acoustics, see the project website. Besides, he (co)authored many other published journal papers, conference papers and professional publications on various topics in acoustics.

External positions

Consultant/Researcher, Level Acoustics and Vibration BV

1 Oct 2006 → …

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Research Output

  • 159 Citations
  • 31 Conference contribution
  • 17 Article
  • 1 Phd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

How architectural design of stages influences stage acoustic parameter values

Fichera, I., Wenmaekers, R. H. C. & Marletta, L., 2019, ACOUSTICS 2019; Milton Keynes; United Kingdom; 13 May 2019 through 14 May 2019;. Institute of Acoustics, p. 153-162 10 p. (Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics; vol. 41).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

How office workers cope with distraction by sounds in the open plan office

Steps, S. I., Appel-Meulenbroek, H. A. J. A. R., Arentze, T. A. & Wenmaekers, R. H. C., 2019, Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics. 7 p.

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    Student theses

    CasArts: acoustics: a study of acoustical applications for O.M.A.'s competition design for a centre for performing arts in Casablanca

    Author: Kivits, M., 31 Dec 2010

    Supervisor: van Luxemburg, L. (Supervisor 1), Hak, C. (Supervisor 2), Wenmaekers, R. (Supervisor 2) & Blanchet, C. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master


    De absorptie van geluid door lucht: invloed op akoestische parameters

    Author: Wenmaekers, R., 30 Sep 2006

    Supervisor: Hak, C. (Supervisor 1), van Luxemburg, L. (Supervisor 2) & Martin, H. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    Room in room acoustics: the influence of direct and diffuse sound fields in recording rooms on the perceived acoustics in listening rooms

    Author: Reijnders, W., 30 Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Hak, C. (Supervisor 1), Hornikx, M. (Supervisor 2) & Wenmaekers, R. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    The acoustics of orchestra pits: a case study: Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

    Author: van der Heide, A., 30 Apr 2011

    Supervisor: van Luxemburg, L. (Supervisor 1), Hak, C. (Supervisor 2) & Wenmaekers, R. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master