The project of Hao starts with the descision of the European Commission for the construction of two towers at 130 rue de la Loi, Schuman Brussels. These towers will become the tallest buildings in Brussels.
We wanted to look into the impact of noise in these buildings. What could be the noise level in each floor of the buildings and how will the results differ from a 2D appoach.
Although these maps provide detailed overviews of noise distribution around the city, they can only show what happens on a 2D surface. While the truth is that noise is distributed differently in space. It is also affected by many kinds of factors (air temperature, humidity, building absorption, spreading distance, etc.). So, what could be the real distribution of noise in our city? That’s how 3D studies can help.
This project aims at building a 3D noise map for a block around Schuman (Brussels), which will be constructed as a new EU site by 2025. Currently, there are mainly office buildings with an average height around 25 meters. Around the site there are three different type of roads: metropolitan road, trans-district road and neighborhood roads.
Hao used ArcGIS Pro to make the 3D analysis.