Our team is made of local and international collaborators.

Research Team

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Catherine Guastavino

Principal Investigator

Daniel Steele

Project Manager

Romain Dumoulin

Soundscape Consultant

Christine Kerrigan

Multidisc. Designer

Annelies Bockstael

Asst Prof., Audiology

Cynthia Tarlao

Research Assistant

Christopher Trudeau

Research Assistant

Mariana Mejía Ahrens

Research Assistant

Sarah Bogdanovitch

Research Assistant

City of Montreal

Marthe Boucher
Head, Permits and Inspections, Ville-Marie

At the Ville-Marie borough since 2009, she leads a team of inspectors and analysts specialized in urban planning and construction regulations for Montreal’s Downtown district, as well as two noise control officers.

Jean-François Meloche
Head, Building Inspections, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal

Working for the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough since 2010, he leads a team of 8 inspectors who ensure the application of various regulations pertaining to urban planning, construction, building safety and maintenance, as well as a noise control officer who ensures the application of the borough’s noise regulation.

Simon Lemieux
Urban Planning Lead, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal

International Collaborators

Edda Bild
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Edda Bild is a PhD candidate in Urban Planning at the Department of Geography, Planning and International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam. Her background is in urban sociology and her current work focuses on researching the relationship between the activities that public space users perform in their spaces and the ways in which they interpret and evaluate their auditory environments. The goal of her research is to provide insights that can be integrated in planning and design practices as well as to encourage sound awareness and promote ear-opening experiences among urbanites.

Lisa Lavia
Noise Abatement Society, United Kingdom

Gaetano Licitra
ARPAT, Italy

Web Design

T. B. Tran Phan