November 13, 2019
While the blades layout in this open structure space appear to be randomly patterned, they're anything but.
The panels are actually clustered over workstation areas for better speech intelligibility.
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PLAZA Large-Format Acoustic Panels are changing the rules of metal ceilings in a BIG way. Monolithic look, #acoustic performance, easy installation, and best of all — long-term stability.
October 14, 2019
Monolithic look, acoustic performance, easy installation, and best of all - long-term stability. Plaza large-format acoustic panels by Hunter Douglas Ceilings & Walls are engineered with a lightweight perforated aluminum construction and an innovative honeycomb core, so panels remain ultra-flat.
September 27, 2019
If there’s one topic that’s resonating across the interior design industry right now, it’s acoustics. With the open office plan firmly established as the go-to approach to workplace design, people are waking up to the fact that acoustics and privacy were often overlooked or not addressed comprehensively enough. This CEU will explore various characteristics and benefits of decorative ceilings that specifiers should (re)consider for their next commercial interiors projects, including acoustical properties, durability, sustainability, aesthetics and historic renovations.
September 18, 2019
One panel structure with thousands of design possibilities. There’s more to Techstyle than typical wall-to-wall grid installations. A full range of trim products enables the same basic panel structure to take on countless creative forms.
New ACOUSTIBuilt™ Seamless Ceilings from Armstrong look like drywall, perform like an acoustical ceiling
September 2, 2019
New seamless ceiling provides performance benefits of both Armstrong® Total Acoustics® and Sustain® portfolios.
July 22, 2019
The design opportunities presented by modern open spaces create a unique set of challenges when it comes to acoustics. Influences as diverse as the creative reuse of factories to the benefits of daylighting have contributed to the popularity of open plenums, exposed structures and the use of glass, wood, metal, polished concrete and other acoustically reflective materials.
June 21, 2019
Imagine a bustling emergency room. Nervous patients. Hustling emergency personnel, efficient nurses calmly gathering background information. The environment is tense and active, yet there is still a profound need for privacy and peace. Now, you’re in a classroom. The room is quiet, all eyes are on the teacher whose, clear, engaging voice captivates her audience. Finally, you’ve joined a group brainstorm. You and your colleagues are debating the best course of action. The environment is energetic yet respectful as others continue their work around you. These environments are very different yet, each space is made better by its ability to control and manage the noise within. So, how do we get there? How do we manage the acoustics in environments as diverse as these? The answer is through Targeted Acoustics.
May 22, 2019
Certainteed building scientists offer up an acoustical solution that is easy to replicate. Located approximately 30-miles outside of Philadelphia, East Whiteland Township is in the center of Chester County. The township building is typical of local government, a combination of office spaces and meeting facilities in a relatively no-frills municipal building.
May 17, 2019
Custom image perforation capability from Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions offers unique visual and acoustical performance.
March 5, 2018
Incorporating glass into office interiors is a trend that has skyrocketed over the past 10 years. But this is more than just a trend; glass walls provide a number of practical benefits to offices and the people who work in them. They maximize space, minimize the need for interior light, and can even increase productivity and collaboration. These are some of the biggest benefits of outfitting your office with glass walls and doors.
February 6, 2018
Advances in sustainable building have made it easier than ever to create green buildings and office spaces that take a minimal toll on the environment. From the highest point of your building to the lowest subterranean basement, there are steps you can take to make your building greener and more sustainable. Here are some of the ways buildings can become more environmentally friendly.
January 9, 2018
The debate still rages over whether closed or open office floor plans are better for productivity. Glass walls offer a compromise that makes the best of both worlds and provides a balance of collaboration and privacy that is ideal for many office set-ups. However, installing glass walls represents a significant investment, so before you commit to incorporating them into your workspace, check out these seven things to consider.
December 15, 2017
The typical point of entry into an interior environment tends to be simple, boring, and often mediocre. The primary purpose is to allow access, paying no attention to any crucial design attributes Avanti Eclipse sliding glass doors are a collection of quality Sliding Glass Door Systems that provide a contemporary solution to applying design and seamless flexibility.
November 9, 2017
From a natural factory finish or white, to integration with COLORATIONS colors (that’s 13 standard colors) or made-to-order Sherwin-Williams® colors, TECTUM panels can coordinate or complement your color palette with the sizes, shapes, and forms that make your designs happen.
October 4, 2017
Colorful, online brochure offers inspiration for dozens of unique ceiling designs.
September 7, 2017
Have a sloped roof and need insulation you can nail? Tectum III Roof Deck is the acoustical solution for you.
August 21, 2017
Ruskin Sound Control offers the most complete line of acoustical louvers on the market. All products are AMCA licensed for water penetration and air performance. The product is offered in standard galvanized steel or alternative aluminum construction, and can be offered in a wide variety of finishes. The LAS louver family includes standard or airfoil blade design and depths between 4" and 12".
August 18, 2017
Tectum Panel Art has become wildly popular in the past year. Interested in seeing a sample? We'd be happy to send you one.
May 29, 2017
Draper has announced EchoControl, an innovative acoustical treatment that improves the acoustics within rooms by utilizing sound-absorptive materials.
May 17, 2017
The University of Iowa (UI) School of Music in Iowa City celebrated its 110th anniversary with a new home – Voxman Music Building. Designed for durability, sustainability and the highest acoustic performance, the 190,000-square-foot project features energy-efficient window and curtainwall systems, finished and thermally improved by Linetec.
Make rooms quieter with a little help from EchoControl acoustical shading (November 14, 2016), Acoustical Walls, Ceilings and Special Applications (November 11, 2016), Interior Acoustical Finalé Wall Panels (October 10, 2016), Architects Inspiration Handbook for Glass applications in commercial interiors (August 29, 2016), Isabel Bader Center (August 17, 2016), The Noise Control Solution - When Acoustics, Style & Toughness Are Required (March 11, 2016)