Miraval Resort

Tuscon, Az

Mithun Architects



As an existing resort undergoing renovations and addition of buildings a full scope of services was provided including environmental monitoring, architectural review and mechanical system noise and vibration control.


A yoga studio located next to heavy traffic and unconventional building materials in villas and guestrooms presented challenges in meeting the luxury performance expected for guests staying at


Solutions: In order to achieve the acoustic performance necessary, traffic noise was monitored and evaluated for a period of 48 hours acquiring both statistical noise levels and spectral measurements. From this a model was developed to achieve solutions involving standard building materials.