Benjamin Markham

Principal Consultant

Benjamin Markham brings his passion for acoustics to his role as principal consultant and director of Acentech’s Architectural Acoustics group, as well as his teaching as a Visiting Lecturer at the architecture schools at Harvard University, MIT, and Cornell University. His projects involve noise control and architectural acoustics consulting for performance spaces and other commercial, residential, and civic facilities. He has an avid interest in acoustical models and 3DListening (computer simulations of acoustic environments). He has consulted on projects related to room acoustics, sound isolation, auditorium and concert hall acoustics, music rehearsal spaces, acoustics of worship spaces, classroom and lecture hall acoustics, environmental noise control, condominium sound isolation, and other aspects of acoustical design. A LEED accredited professional, Ben is a member of the Acoustical Society of America and was awarded the Robert B. Newman Medal for Architectural Acoustics in 2002. He holds a BSE from Princeton University and an MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.