Arild is a Civ.ing. Dr.Ing educated at the University of Southhampton and the Norwegian Technical Høgskole in noise, vibration and architectural acoustics.
He founded Brekke & Strand Akustikk AS together with Lars Strand, and has worked as a senior advisor in the industry since 1990. Arild’s specialist area is vibration and structure-borne noise from rail traffic, and has had responsibility for this including double track Skøyen – Asker and the upgrading of Kolsåsbanen.
Additionally he does all kinds of projects in construction in soundproofing, room acoustics, vibrations and dynamics. Projects to be mentioned are the opera house in Oslo, Opera Nordfjord, Riksscenen for folk music and dance and Tjuvholmen development.