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Humboldtians can apply for the Humboldt Alumni Award 2019 until 30 November 2018. The award is valued at up to €25,000.

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Publications by Humboldtians

Michael Fowler: Architectures of Sound - Acoustic Concepts and Parameters for Architectural DesignMichael Fowler:

Architectures of Sound: Acoustic
Concepts and Parameters
for Architectural Design

Birkhäuser, 2017.

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