Arcgeometer was formed in Detroit in 2017 as a bridge between acoustics and architecture. The firm is driven by two guiding principles:
Acoustic design can be intuitive and accessible, with rigorous underpinnings. Good design will leverage the intrinsic contributions of all materials, surfaces, objects, plants, people, and clothing.
Zackery Belanger’s essay Acoustic Ornament states: the more a room deviates from a sphere, the more controlled its acoustic environment will be. We believe this idea has the potential to merge acoustics into architecture, and that the built environment is the best catalyst.