Lear Corporation
sound laboratories
Kronach Germany

Lear Corporation is a global supplier for complete seating and electrical systems for the automotive industry. With sales of $16.2 billion in 2013, Lear ranks #177 amongst Fortune 500 companies. Their world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of 132,000 employees in 235 locations. From their headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, Lear operates facilities in 34 countries around the globe. For the automotive audio development department in Kronach, Germany, new sound laboratories with high-end listening rooms were required. concept-A received the mandate for the interior and the acoustic design, as well as the realization of the room acoustics. Various garage like lab rooms, control rooms and listening rooms with sufficient sound proofing between the rooms, in order to enable parallel use, where designed.

Especially for the use in rugged environments, concept-A developed its acoustic element
"hard wave".

 

 

Services

acoustics + architecture
room acoustics
structural acoustics
architecture
interior design
ergonomic design
site management