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CA News: Criterion Acoustics Names Tao Yu Acoustical and Architectural Designer


Criterion Acoustics, a full-service design firm specializing in architectural acoustics, audiovisual systems, and technology solutions, announced that Tao Yu has been added to its staff as Acoustical and Architectural Designer.


A native of Beijing, Mr. Yu joined Criterion Acoustics from the architectural design firm, Studio Pei Zhu in China. Previous to that, he began his career at Palace Museum, Department of Historical Architecture. Mr. Yu is proficient in measurement analysis and research, constructional drawing, and physical modeling. He holds a Master of Science in Advanced Architecture Design from Columbia University in New York City.


“Tao Yu brings an international pedigree and portfolio to his position at Criterion Acoustics,” says David Kotch, President of Criterion Acoustics. “In addition to his diverse skill set and passion for acoustical excellence, Tao has an intuitive understanding of client needs and a strong drive to ensure that they realize their vision. We are glad to welcome this rising talent to our team.”


Criterion Acoustics’ growing portfolio includes projects for recording studios, theaters, residential, hospitality, general AV systems design, DSP programming, performing arts, gyms/fitness, system tuning, general consulting, nightclubs and hotels.


Recent clients include the studio complex at APG, AT&T, MacEwan University, MLB Network, The Axis at Planet Hollywood, Atlantic Records, Human Worldwide, Brooklyn Technical High School, DeSales University, CrossFit Solace, and many more.


Additional acoustical design segments that Criterion Acoustics serves includes hospital/medical, broadcast, higher education, science and research, worship, athletics, government/military, rail/highway/aviation, community noise, and quiet product design.


Based in Jersey City, NJ, Criterion Acoustics was founded in 2012. Since its inception, the company has established itself as an innovative resource, providing fresh solutions to a wide range of projects and clients.



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