The University of Sunderland has been transforming its City Campus through a series of landmark building projects. The University has close links with industry, and is internationally recognised for its strong track record in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences and environmental sciences.
Valley Invicta Primary, Leybourne Chase, is a new school built in the heart of the Kent countryside. The layout and design of the school and grounds provide a safe and secure environment for pupils, staff and visitors, including children with special educational needs.
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.
Knauf AMF ceilings and Heradesign wall panels were specified to provide outstanding acoustic control and visual appeal for a new free school in Bolton.
City of Glasgow College opened the doors to its new £228 million city centre Riverside Campus this autumn. The campus houses teaching accommodation for the Nautical and Engineering departments and a new halls of residence for the College
Emsworth Baptist Church has a new building on the edge of conservation area in Hampshire. The church has a modern, minimalist interior with flexible, multi-function spaces. Haverstock, designers and architects of the project, specified Heradesign ceilings from Knauf AMF throughout the building to help fulfil two criteria as they explained: “Creating a simple design for the church interior was one of our main objectives. The Heradesign panels work in harmony with the finished look we wanted. They also help to control the reverberation times in the open areas.”
Heradesign ceiling rafts were installed at Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) new Premier Lounge at London Heathrow Airport. The lounge offers an exceptional level of comfort and privacy so business and first class passengers can relax in sophisticated surroundings. Architects Bramble Design Limited (BDL) were appointed to design the interior using SIA’s corporate style and ensure that all materials selected complied with Heathrow’s stringent requirements.
A state of the art veterinary clinic has opened in Stockton on Tees specialising in spinal and soft tissue surgery. Architect practice Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) were appointed to design the new building and they chose Knauf AMF Ceilings to provide aesthetic solutions and acoustic control.
Acoustic ceiling solutions from Knauf AMF Ceilings have been chosen for eight schools as part of the London Borough of Newham primary school expansion programme. Almost £17 million is being invested in improving facilities and providing extra school places in the borough. One of the first schools to undergo successful expansion work is Roman Road Primary in East Ham
The Post Office has relocated its head office to Finsbury Dials in London with the help of architects HLW International. Their brief was to design open plan offices on three floors with a flexible events area and café on the ground floor
Heradesign leads the way with clever acoustics
Heradesign, from Knauf AMF Ceilings, has been specified in bold red and blue ceiling and wall coverings for four meeting booths in a newly refurbished 1950s building at London Business School.
Knauf AMF Ceilings exceeded expectations at a £3.2million multi sports leisure facility built for Rickmansworth School.
Knauf AMF System F installation video
Ian Usher, Technical and Marketing Manager at Knauf AMF Ceilings discusses the benefits of installing suspended ceilings to create a good acoustic environment.
A child's ability to hear and understand what is being said in the classroom is important for learning.
Knauf AMF System C installation video
There is now an exciting new way to create atmosphere in any room thanks to the new Thermatex Varioline from Knauf AMF. Ideal for all commercial environments, these new mineral tiles feature a selection of printed surfaces that combine excellent acoustics with a stunning visual appearance to suit any design requirements.
Knauf AMF has become the first suspended ceilings manufacturer to have a range of products listed in the new NBS National BIM Library, which went live in January. Developed and managed by the NBS for the UK construction industry, the new library is a free online resource that enables construction professionals to locate and download generic and proprietary BIM objects.
Knauf AMF has now introduced a project based recycling scheme to reduce mineral fibre ceiling tiles ending up in landfills. Knauf AMF promotes sustainable practices, helping to create a closed loop supply for materials through its recycling programme.
There is now an exciting new way to create atmosphere in any room thanks to the new Thermatex Varioline from Knauf AMF. Ideal for all commercial environments, these new mineral fibre tiles feature a selection of printed surfaces that combine excellent acoustics with a stunning visual appearance to suit any design requirements.
AMF Ceilings sponsorship of Walter Daw Raiders AYFC youth football club.
Knauf AMF Ceilings is proud to be the official sponsor of the ‘Walter Daw Raiders ’ under 8’s football team in Exeter.
As a leading global manufacturer of ceiling solutions, Knauf AMF recognises the importance of good ceiling design in creating high quality interiors. Aesthetics and functionality are equally important, which is why Knauf AMF have developed a brand new edge detail for their highly successful Thermatex Acoustic range.
Knauf AMF has been awarded the prestigious Blue Angel eco-label for three of its most popular suspended ceiling ranges – AMF Thermatex; AMF Thermatex Acoustic and AMF Ecomin.s
Westminster Kingsway College in Camden, north London offers a variety of teaching courses from performance arts and photography to science and humanities. The campus has recently undergone major redevelopment, including construction of a new building...
Knauf AMF, Europe’s leading manufacturer of suspended ceiling systems, has recently introduced a new booklet to showcase its extensive range of products.
Pupils and staff at Treetops School, Thurrock, are celebrating their move into new state-of-the-art premises following completion of a £12 million project constructed by Haymills Contractors Ltd.
Knauf AMF ceilings have been specified for three new schools in the London Borough of Lewisham as part of a £60m PFI investment programme. One of these is Forest Hill Secondary, a specialist Performing Arts School for boys.
The Greenwood Academy in Dreghorn is a £25m new build forming part of North Ayrshire Council and Hochtief UK’s joint PFI schools building project.
Development of a new maternity hospital, designed to be the focal point of maternity services across Ayrshire and Arran has just been completed with Knauf AMF Ceilings fitted in key areas including corridors, the library, accommodation and administrative areas.
Construction of Aylesbury College has been underway since February 2005. The building comprises a main reception area, library and various teaching areas and Knauf AMF products were at the core of the interiors design, with 10,000 sq m of Thermatex Acoustic and Fine Stratos being installed throughout the college.
4,000 sqm of Fine Stratos was installed in the classrooms and corridors of the new International Training Centre for Renault Ireland in Swords, Co. Dublin.
Fibracoustic, a lightweight woodwool ceiling tile from AMF Ceilings, has been installed in a new-build infants school.
The clean, crisp appearance of Fine Stratos ceiling system led to its specification for a new, purpose built office building by interior and work place design consultants Grant Thorp.
Studies show that noise in schools affects pupil’s ability to learn.
AMF ceiling tiles are being specified by housing developers and local authorities to meet the new acoustic building regulations for residential properties.
AMF Ceilings has expanded and strengthened its sales and business development teams
Watch out for AMF’s new product literature. Instantly identifiable by the strong orange and grey colour banding.