The urban landscape comes with boundless energy, opportunities, and connectivity. However, it also brings along the unwanted side effect of noise pollution. The incessant noise from traffic, construction sites, industrial activities, and even social gatherings can have detrimental effects on human health and well-being. Fortunately, acoustics, the science of sound, offers a promising solution to mitigate and reduce noise pollution. This article will explore the role of acoustics in creating a quieter environment for a better quality of life.