Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Santa Clara, CA

Architect: Stantec Architecture, San Francisco, CA

The Santa Clara County Hospital provides a range of specialty services including a rehabilitation center, burn center, high risk maternity program, and a trauma center. Charles M. Salter Associates provided acoustical services for additions to the hospital. Acoustical design in the two new bed buildings included speech privacy, mechanical system noise and vibration control, and room acoustics. Salter also provided recommendations for controlling reverberation in the new therapy pool building and in the atrium.