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date: 22 September 2020

Marshall, Prof. Sir (Arthur) Harold free

KNZM 2009 (DCNZM 2008); PhD; FRSNZ 1995

Born Auckland, NZ 15 Sept. 1931; s of Arthur Cecil Marshall and Flossie May Marshall; m 1956, Shirley Anne Lindsey (d 2016); four s

Group Consultant, Marshall Day Acoustics Ltd, since 1991; principal acoustical designer for concert halls

Education

King’s Coll., Auckland; Auckland Univ. (BArch Hons; BSc Physics and Maths 1956); Inst. of Sound and Vibration Res., Southampton Univ. (PhD 1967). FNZIA 1973; FRAIA 1973

Career

DAAD Fellow, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, 1958; Sen. Lectr in Architecture, Univ. of Auckland, 1961–67; Sen. Lectr in Building Sci., 1967–70, Associate Prof. in Architecture, 1970–72, Univ. of WA; University of Auckland: Prof. of Architecture, 1973–86; Head, Acoustics Res. Centre, 1983–97; Prof. (Personal Chair), 1986–97. Research Fellow: III Physikalisches Inst., Goettingen, 1977–78; PTB Braunschweig; NRCC. Co-Founder, Marshall Day Associates (Acoustics), 1980; professional work includes: Christchurch Town Hall, NZ, 1972; Michael Fowler Centre, NZ, 1983; Segerstrom Hall, Calif, 1986; Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 1989; Guangzhou Opera House, 2011; La Philharmonie de Paris, 2015. Fellow: Acoustical Soc. of America, 1978; NZ Acoustical Soc., 2013. Sabine Medal, Acoustical Soc. of America, 1994; Pickering Medal, RSNZ, 2013; Rayleigh Medal, Inst. of Acoustics (UK), 2015

Publications

(contrib.) Encyclopedia of Acoustics, 1997; (contrib.) Encyclopedia of Building Technology, 1988; contribs to Jl Sound and Vibration, Applied Acoustics, Jl Acoustical Soc. America, AA Jl, Acustica, Jl Audio Engrg Soc., Architecture NZ, Arch. Sci. Rev.; contribs to Landfall, Sport (poetry jls)

Recreations

fly fishing, poetry, 16 grandchildren and five great-granddaughters