Aug 21, 2017 Last Updated 11:36 AM, Aug 14, 2017
Installing acoustic ceilings and wall absorbers in classrooms helps create calmer, more productive spaces for teaching and learning, improving speech intelligibility and concentration, which has a positive effect on academic performance.
For what is one of the world’s most spectacular and busiest entertainment venues, the £125m SSE Hydro in Glasgow required an acoustic solution that could deliver consistent, high-quality sound for music and sport events within the arena bowl. Leading manufacturer of fire, acoustic and thermal…
When using a sound masking system to improve speech privacy and control noise, it is vital to ensure that the engineered sound it distributes is both effective and unobtrusive. Niklas Moeller, Vice President of K.R. Moeller Associates, explains more.
How we build schools that are ‘fit for learning’ in the 21st century has changed over the last six years. In 2010, the Government’s Priority Schools Building Programme was introduced with the aim to design and construct school buildings that are cost-effective to build and…
Established in 1875, The Leys School is the only co-educational boarding and day school in Cambridge and home to 560 pupils.
Architectural journalist Gideon Sykes discusses the new Danish psychiatric hospital at Slagelse and the important part played in the healing process by great interior design, plus the effects of lighting and good acoustics on health and recovery.
The Haukaasen kindergarten in Trondheim Norway is an example of the way in which Troldtekt ceiling panels are being specified throughout Europe and the UK to control acoustics in schools.
Interiors which can generate the most unacceptable noise and echoes are most likely to be those where young people gather for work, play and socialising, such as schools, leisure centres and swimming pools. Fortunately, there now exists a high performance solution which many architects specify…
The best residential care homes need to be attractive and peaceful places where noise is kept to the minimum. Informed designers know that one of the best ways to achieve this is by installing high performance acoustic panels on the ceilings.
Technical support and acoustic expertise from Knauf has enabled architect BDP and contractor Vinci to deliver a school that provides an exciting mix of learning environments and social spaces despite being built to a tight budget.
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