Simulation Evaluation of Outdoor Noise Environment in Buildings
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Green campus
Outdoor noise
Simulation analysis
Acoustic environment



Submitted : 2023-10-29
Accepted : 2023-11-13
Published : 2023-11-28


Green campus design has become an essential strategy to enhance campus life and learning. However, noise pollution remains a troubling aspect that impacts teaching and learning processes, even causing harm to the health of students and teachers. Therefore, acoustic environment quality design is crucial. This article focuses on the expansion project of a school campus in Shenzhen. We simulated and analyzed the outdoor noise environment separately for the proposed teaching building, as well as the existing buildings like the dining hall, teaching building, and laboratory building. The results showed that the proposed teaching building was mainly affected by surrounding noise, with the worst outdoor noise being in classrooms adjacent to the teaching building in the south and the basketball court at the west of the classroom, with maximum noise values reaching 73 dB and 66 dB, respectively. In the future, these rooms should be renovated to achieve an excellent indoor soundproof environment.


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