A Study on Re-usage of Historical Building - from the Aspect of Room Acoustic for Live House

  • Wei LinEmail author
  • Hsuan Lin
  • Kung-Huang Huang
  • Tin-Hang Lin
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9755)


Renovation of historical building not only by the performance of the new usage of space continues it life, but more importantly approaches through the musical performance can be activated. Re-use of buildings as a “Live house” which is performed for the musical show with sound reinforcement system is particularly welcome by young people in Taipei. It is important to foster the promotion of pop music platform since starting to focus on issues of re-use of the interior of historical space in the globe, even domestic and foreign literature on the study slightly is still insufficient, which is concentrated on the main function of music performances. Therefore, this study stationed at Red House Theater “Riverside Message Music Pavilion” to explore the subject through the perspective of redefine their spatial acoustic performance capability, and the issue of noise prevention, reinterpreting the historical space combined with industry existing development of live musical performances. Research method is verified by computer simulation which is to understand the optimization of the performance of room acoustic. The results of preliminary study may offer the on-site users and performers of questionnaire interviews which are corresponding on the future objective field measurement.


Historical building Room acoustics Live house Computer simulation 



The authors wish to thank Huang Kung Huang, Natural Acoustic for the helps of filed measurements, and Professor Wei-Hwa Chiang, Dep. of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology the kindly assistances during the measurement phase.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wei Lin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hsuan Lin
    • 2
  • Kung-Huang Huang
    • 3
  • Tin-Hang Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Interior DesignHwa Hsia University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Product DesignTainan University of TechnologyTainanTaiwan
  3. 3.General Manager, Shang You Construction Co. Ltd.KaohsiungTaiwan

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