Exposed Structure Solutions

Put the spotlight on exposed structure spaces

Make a design statement that puts acoustical materials front and center.

     Shown above: SOUNDSCAPES Blades (l), INVISACOUSTICS Basics (m), and SOUNDSCAPES Shapes (r)

Exposed Structure

Challenge: Exposed structure spaces with no ceiling can cause acoustical problems that lead to decreased employee satisfaction, inhibit students’ ability to learn, and leave patrons struggling to hear and be heard. Noise distractions can make the modern workplace less effective and lead to higher stress. It’s also estimated that 1 in 4 students can’t hear what’s being taught, and it's a leading cause of dissatisfaction among restaurant clientele.

Solution: Our Spotlight Acoustics options like Clouds & Canopies or Baffles & Blades vertical solutions absorb sound from the front and back of the panels. For more ways to add acoustics and maintain a more open space, INVISACOUSTICS Basics and TECTUM panels can be attached to exposed decks, I-beams, trusses or walls. Achieve the best of both worlds — the right look with less noise in your space.

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Acoustical Design: Exposed Structure



AIA Program Number: ANWA     Credits: 1 LU
IDCEC Approved (No Course Number)    Credits: 1 LU

This one-hour seminar outlines current and emerging options available to architects and designers, including a broad range of choice in interiors, renovation and restoration, products and materials, and sustainability.

At the end of the seminar, participants should be able to understand acoustical terms, definitions, and concepts, explain various needs for balanced acoustical design by segment and types of spaces – including exposed ceiling areas – and understand the value and effect a balanced acoustical environment has on the people in the space. 

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Reduce noise and improve speech intelligibility & occupant comfort with a custom reverberation time report that will provide you with recommended acoustical solutions and coverage recommendations to meet your project needs.

Provide our TechLine acoustical experts with details specific to your space – from open offices, to restaurants, to schools – and receive a custom report to help you get the right sound control for your open ceiling space.

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