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room | building | architectural

Malte Buchberger

principal consultant

a/b | acoustics

provides services in acoustic measurement and reporting as well as design of noise control and interior acoustic treatment.

Our experience comprises spaces for

  • speech & performance;

  • music & education;

  • video conferencing;

  • commercial office & industrial applications;

  • residential housing;

  • critical listening & recording; as well as

  • sound system and studio infrastructure design.

Providing independent advice and servicing clients nation-wide, we work closely with stakeholders, furnishing acoustic comfort appropriate to your project. We are looking forward to hearing from you.



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+61 458 666 124

PO Box 144

QLD 4069 Kenmore




acoustic measurement | reporting | design

Please find some of our services listed below. Please contact us to discuss your individual project needs. ​

Acoustic measurement

  • Entertainment / licensed venues;

  • Neighbourhood noise;

  • Industrial noise;

  • Transport noise;

  • Building service and inter-tenancy noise;

  • Building partition performance;

  • Interior acoustic assessment e.g. reverberation time, speech intelligibility, acoustic privacy, performance criteria etc. 

Noise Control

  • Outdoor noise barriers;

  • Building façade design (e.g. QDC MP4.4; AS3671; AS2021);

  • Interior partition design and layout;

  • Retrofitting;

  • Enclosure design;

  • Source modification;

  • Sound masking technology.

Interior acoustic design

  • Commercial, office & conferencing spaces;

  • Educational space;

  • Performance space;

  • Community space;

  • Hospitality;

  • Critical listening & recording;

  • AV listening environments;

  • Sound system design;

  • Hearing augmentation systems.




Malte Buchberger

principal consultant

Malte holds a postgraduate degree in music from HfMT Hamburg, Germany and has been awarded a Diploma in Acoustics by the Australasian Association of Acoustical Consultants (AAAC) upon successful completion of the Professional Education in Acoustics Program at UNSW.


With over 18 years of relevant experience, also looking back on extensive first hand experience in teaching, audio engineering and as a professional musician, Malte is uniquely placed to understand clients’ needs and translating them into design criteria.

As a performing musician he has shared the stage with artists such as Georgie Fame, Saul Williams, Maria João & Mario Laginha, Hamburger Philharmoniker as well as renown German children singer-songwriter Rolf Zuckowski. He has toured on four continents and performed in venues ranging from caravans and containers to sold out opera and concert houses.

Malte’s experience involves acoustic measurement and design of noise control as well as interior acoustic treatment in a wide variety of spaces; with particular expertise in speech & performance as well as critical listening and AV.

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