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Product • By Isolco BVStertekt thermal acoustic solutions

Stertekt thermal acoustic solutions

Why Stertekt combination panels?Stertekt TD acoustic ceiling and wall panels are made from 100% natural materials; wood and cement. The combination of wood and cement creates Stertekt's unique sound absorbing properties, ensuring good acoustics in any room. The material has a natural resilience and can handle moist environments, while also providing effective fire protection. Stertekt is a natural product with documented sustainability throughout its entire life cycle.Stertekt is available in a high number of combinations that vary according to surface structure, edge, installation system, colour, dimension and thickness. Our solutions also give you the opportunity to integrate and conceal for example speakers... More

Project • By Knauf AMFOffices

Sea Containers on the South Bank

Global advertising and marketing agencies, Ogilvy & Mather UK and MEC, have moved their creative businesses to the iconic Sea Containers on the South Bank. Collaborative working is at the heart of this ambitious project. BDG Architecture + design in partnership with Matheson Whiteley have created a dynamic workplace that is designed to drive integration and innovation. They achieved this by placing the office spaces in the lower parts of the building and reserved the upper floors for open areas where staff and clients can meet overlooking world-renowned views across the Thames. Moving to Sea Containers has helped bring Ogilvy & Mather into the cultural and creative heart of London. A large-scale 200-person amphitheatre plays a prominent... More



Troldtekt rhomb adds an element of three-dimensionality to the wall: Close up you experience a beautiful, repeating pattern of surfaces, while from a distance the wall will appear as a formation of cubes in perspective. Troldtekt rhomb are acoustic panels with CNC-milled pattern. They are available factory painted in all NCS or RAL colours and all Troldtekt standard colours are Cradle to Cradle silver certified. Troldtekt rhomb is awarded the ICONIC Award 2016 and German Design Award 2017. More

Project • By Knauf AMFSports Centres

Oldham Leisure Centre

Oldham Leisure Centre’s cutting-edge facilities are built to the high standard demanded to attract major sporting competitions to the town, helping to put Oldham on the national sporting map. Heradesign wall panels from Knauf AMF have played their part in ensuring the success of the project by providing the highest acoustic and durability specifications required for the centre’s eight-court sports hall. Heradesign’s unique textured surface helps make the hall visually appealing and enhances the contemporary interior. Umesh Mistry of GT Architects specified Heradesign having visited Knauf AMF’s state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Grafenau, Germany. Umesh was very impressed by the versatility of the product and quickly realised tha... More

Project • By Knauf AMFMilitary buildings

Beacon Barracks in Stafford

Heradesign ceiling rafts were specified by HLM Architects for the new Junior Ranks Mess building at Beacon Barracks in Stafford. The architects were attracted to Heradesign because they wanted “a ceiling solution that would perform acoustically and enhance the modern, high quality design.” The Junior Ranks building is part of a £150 million pound redevelopment to turn Beacon Barracks into a vital hub for the UK’s armed forces. This large, multi-purpose project houses catering, retail, leisure and sports facilities, and medical services to provide service personnel with necessary amenities on site. The Mess is a light, open space with moveable walls, exposed roof apex and double height spaces in many areas. David Greig, of HLM Architec... More

Project • By Knauf AMFSports Centres

Holly Hill Leisure Center

100m men’s breaststroke Olympic Gold medallist, Adam Peaty, opened the £9m Holly Hill Leisure Centre to the huge excitement of Fareham residents who had successfully campaigned for a new community pool in the area. Holly Hill has a 25m swimming pool, learner pool, gymnasium, exercise rooms and dance studio. Knauf AMF provided acoustic solutions to help create a facility fit for future Olympic athletes. Swimming pools are often very noisy places. The sound reverberates off the hard surfaces back into the humid air. High humidity amplifies sound making the noise level seem even higher. Philip Lyons at Space & Place architects specified Heradesign wall absorbers for the swimming pool hall to reduce and manage the noise level, creating a co... More

Project • By Knauf AMFRestaurants

Americana Group Dubai

Americana Group is the largest operator of globally recognised quick service dining chains in the world. Heradesign Superfine ceiling systems were chosen recently for two of its most famous brands: Kentucky Fried Chicken in Jumeirah Beach and Pizza Hut in Al-Ghurair. Knauf AMF ceilings are to be fitted in all new restaurants for Americana Group and their YUM brands franchisees in Dubai. Americana Design Manager, Dinesh Talitaya, explains why Heradesign was chosen: “Noise can be a problem for restaurant diners. We wanted to create a more relaxed environment for our customers. Acoustic control was key to the success of the design which is why we chose Heradesign. We were also attracted to the textured surface of Heradesign, it adds a natura... More

Project • By MapeiMuseums

Imperial War Museums

A Mapei system of flooring products has been specified as part of a major redevelopment at IWM London. Part of the Imperial War Museums, the historic museum has been transformed to mark the centenary of the First World War; the design– created by architects Foster + Partners - improves access, circulation, as well as creating new vistas to the park outside. Mapei’s high performance cementitious flooring system, Ultratop, was chosen to complement the exhibits and provide a low maintenance floor coupled with resistance to heavy pedestrian traffic. All works were co-ordinated by IWM’s Construction Managers, Lend Lease, and Mapei systems were installed by Polished Concrete Designs for ITC Concepts Ltd. The transformed IWM London includes new... More

Project • By Knauf AMFOffices


The architects of the STABILO CUBE used green-coloured "Heradesign superfine" acoustic boards from Knauf AMF About 100 employees from the Marketing and Sales departments of the international writing instrument manufacturer work in an excellent acoustic environment in the new STABILO CUBE administration building. This is made possible by the use of Heradesign acoustic boards from the ceiling specialist Knauf AMF. The architectural highlight: The boards are coloured bright green, reminiscent of the famous highlighters. However, this is not the only special feature. During their school days, training and study, almost everyone has used highlighters. It is also very likely that these were made by STABILO, which has sold more than 2 billion of t... More

Project • By Knauf AMFMuseums

Museum of Contemporary Art

The demolition of an enormous brewery in the middle of Ottobeuren gave the market town an opportunity for a new cultural institution. The February hall of the brewery complex was saved and converted, Stuttgart‘s Atelier Lohrer won a European competition. The firm has won numerous awards for their architectural and museum design work. The „Museum of Contemporary Art - Diether Kunerth“ opened its doors on 24 May 2014. HERADESIGN® acoustic panels reduce the noise in the Museum for Contemporary Art Is it possible to enjoy art in peace in a huge brewery hall without having your nerves frayed by constant echoing? Yes, it is. For proof, look no further than what HERADESIGN® has done in the Museum for Contemporary Art in the Bavarian town of Ott... More

Project • By Knauf AMFFactories

HOERBIGER - HQ Seestadt Aspern, Vienna

HOERBIGER is a global player which stands for high performance components for compressors, industrial motors and turbines, car engines and in a wide range of applications in mechanical and plant engineering. In Seestadt Aspern, a new central group headquarters was created for the HOERBIGER Ventilwerke GmbH & CoKG and the HOERBIGER Kompressortechnik Holding GmbH which are situated at different locations in Vienna. With an investment volume of 45 million Euro, the Swiss company with Austrian roots decided to build a now innovation centre in Seestadt Aspern. The new group location now combines research, sales and production. The consultancy M.O.O.CON was responsible for the conceptional planning of the campus building complex. The design... More

Project • By Auer WeberAuditoriums

University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld

The new building is located North of Peter Kulka’s 1976 planned University complex, one of the biggest University buildings in Europe. Small-scale housing and single and double family houses characterise the surroundings. The urban concept highlights the dialogue to the existing University and is defined both by a clear volume and clearly landscaped green spaces. The new building is to become the centre for the hitherto decentralized technical areas: Engineering, Mathematics, Social Services, Economy, Health, as well as the main installations of the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld. This includes offices, meeting and conference rooms, seminar and practice rooms, labs of various types, workshops, experimentation halls, audito... More