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When the Environment is the forefront of a design
This new architectural site,ALCO 2, is a group of 6 buildings designed by the architect François Fontes and is a real example of designing with the environment in mind (vegetation, photovoltaic panels, geothermal energy, etc...). Barrisol has carried the same ecological commitment for the past 55 years and to this date strives to be the leader in stretch ceilings with a green footprint. For this reason, the architect placed his trust in Barrisol by choosing to install an array of...
A simple & elegant design that stands out
‘Væksthuset’ – which literally means the hot house – is the name of the theatre’s new and modern extension, which is respectfully set back slightly from the classic yellow facade which has fronted the theatre building since 1919. Architecturally, 170 years separate the two buildings, and yet they have been successfully integrated. Væksthuset is a light and airy glass building built from steel and with a mezzanine floor overlooking the street. It...
A Ceiling Inspired by a Falcons Wing
Among its many zeitgeisty moments, the Super Bowl has become a showcase for the future of stadium design. Take Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a feat of ingenuity that will be put to the test in February when it hosts the NFL’s championship event. The design roots itself in its location with HOK’s origami-inspired wing-shaped architecture informing the interiors from tvsdesign, which are meant to attract sports enthusiasts while offering the Atlanta community a “swank,...
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Existing Ceiling Design gets an acoustic upgrade
We know the benefits of good acoustics in a school classroom and why it’s important, a few major reasons are, to improve academic performance, reduce stress and anxiety for both teachers and students and many more. However another area which can highly benefit from good acoustic is the school canteen. In a canteen environment, the acoustics are very important for experiencing a good moment of rest. A busy canteen with reverberation creates an unsettling noise level. This leads to...
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Flexible Seating - Converting a music hall into a year round cultural destination
Andermatt, a beautiful village located in the Swiss Alps, inaugurated its concert hall in 2019. Designed by Studio Seilern Architects and equipped with a retractable seating system with our Scala 148 model, the music hall offers up to 650 seats and represents an important landmark for Andermatt’s growth. The installation of a retractable seating system allows different configurations of the hall, making it suitable for concerts, conferences, festivities or seminars, converting...