Jul 20, 2018 Last Updated 9:23 AM, Jul 10, 2018
As our principal method of communication, speech allows us to interact with others, comprehend vocalisation and learn. So, when our auditory system is hindered, the communication between one person and another can be misconstrued, distorted or even unheard. For schoolchildren, acoustics play a leading role…
A mix of metal and mineral ceiling and wall systems from Armstrong were specified for a new development at Royal Holloway, University of London, one of the top-30 universities in the UK.
Bostik will be exhibiting new products from its professional flooring and HVAC ranges on stand B500 at this year’s Build Show as part of UK Construction Week, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 10 – 12 October 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.
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