Renz van Luxemburg


Lecture | Monday 22.11.2010 | 19:00h | R211a

Acoustics - ad Rem!

Renz C.J. van Luxemburg studied architecture and building physics at the Eindhoven 
University of Technology. After his graduation in 1976 he started his career in architectural 
acoustics at the Institute for Applied Physics TNO in Delft. From 1980 to 2000 he was responsible 
for an affiliation between TNO and Eindhoven University of Technology. In this period he was 
involved in projects like the Music Centre Eindhoven, Grand Palais, Lille, Dutch Embassy in Berlin, 
McCormick Campus Center Building, IIT, Chicago, etc.. From 2000 to 2006 he joined 
DHV. He still is working for DHV as leading professional. He now is managing director of LeveL 
Acoustics BV a company he shares with the Eindhoven University of Eindhoven 
(www.levelacoustics.nl). Important activity of Level Acoustics is the organizing of master classes. 
Current projects are the new Headquarters for CCTV in Beijing, Milstein Hall, Cornell 
University Ithaca New York, the new Danish Architecture Museum in Copenhagen, 
Education City in Doha, the Stock Exchange Tower in Shenzhen, Largo Isarco in 
Milan and Taipei Center for performing Arts in Taipei.

 

Renz van Luxemburg


Lecture | Monday 22.11.2010 | 19:00h | R211a

He participated in projects of REX: Wyly Theatre in Dallas (in cooperation with OMA), Caltech University in Pasadena California 
and the Museum Plaza project in Louisville Kentucky all in the US. In Holland he was involved in 
the design for an extension of the stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam with a new hall (Jonkman and 
Klinkhamer), a new Opera House in Enschede (Hoogstad), he is involved in the design for the 
Muziekpaleis in Utrecht (Hertzberger), the renovation of Theatre De Vest in Alkmaar and the design 
for the Centro de producción de artes escénicas in Molina de Segura. He was responsible for the 
acoustics of Casa da Musica in Porto, the New City Theatre in Almere (SANAA), the new hall for the 
city theatre in Eindhoven (En En Architects) and a new Theatre in Portimao (Portugal). He gave 
guest lectures on acoustics at the Universities in Eindhoven (NL), Gent (B), Mendrisio (S) and 
Harvard (US). Fall 2007 he taught a course on acoustics at GSD Harvard University, Cambridge Us. 
He is also full professor architectural acoustics at the faculty of architecture planning and building 
of the Eindhoven University of technology.