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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) revitalizes Inman Park/ Reynoldstown station’s design

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) provided architectural direction on the 25,000-square-foot station’s $6.9 million rehabilitation, renovation, enhancement and expansion project. MARTA worked closely with Reeves Young as the general contractor and Acousti Engineering Company as the ceiling installing contractor. Rockfon’s Technical Services team provided additional support, helping MARTA with design fulfillment and Acousti with the custom fabrication and installation logistics.

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Oklahoma City’s National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum’s new event center

Oklahoma City’s National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum recently opened its new 100,000-square-foot outdoor educational expansion and Annie Oakley Society Event Center. Supporting the Event Center’s acoustic and design goals, Rockfon® Planar® Macroplus® linear metal ceiling system are acoustically improved with perforations and an Acoutex™ backer. The ceiling’s high acoustic performance provides exceptional sound absorption as demonstrated by its 0.90 Noise Reduction Coefficient (NRC).

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Rockfon’s metal ceiling systems help Helena Regional Airport reach new heights

Montana’s Helena Regional Airport’s Passenger Terminal Expansion, opening in October 2020, added 20,000 square feet of new space and more than 300 seats inside of the secured area beyond the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint. With these improvements, the airport will be able to simultaneously serve six aircraft and their passengers. Rockfon’s technical services team assisted architects and interior designers at CWG Architecture and PSH+ (formerly Price, Simpson & Harvey) in selecting ceiling systems, and worked closely with Just Rite in the systems’ delivery.

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SailPoint Technology’s open office spaces optimize acoustics

In need of more space to accommodate its rapid growth, SailPoint’s new workspace nearly doubled the company’s previous Austin office space. To support its growing team and to promote its culture of collaboration and innovation, SailPoint worked with the Austin-based team of Perkins + Will (formerly the lauckgroup) on an open concept design that allowed for flexible workstyles and facilitated a range of activities. Specified by Perkins + Will, Rockfon Alaska® panels provide high light reflectance, up to 0.86 LR, and high sound absorption, up to 0.90 NRC.

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Greenberg Traurig’s Denver law offices showcase high-performing ceiling for a “next-generation” workplace

Inspired by the surrounding Rocky Mountains, 1144 Fifteenth’s environmentally responsible and distinctively modern tower rises into faceted gem crowned in two mountain-like peaks, sculpted with a palette of natural materials and colors. Its exterior façade, designed by Pickard Chilton, is composed of bedrock, glass, metal and stone. Gensler designed Greenberg Traurig’s office interior to showcase complementary finishes including glass, metal, wood and Rockfon stone wool ceiling panels.

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Akamai Technologies’ headquarters enhances staff experience in a unified, sustainable space

Akamai Technologies new global headquarters is designed to achieve both the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold certification and the International WELL Building Institute’s certification. The project team included: Boston Properties, Stantec (formerly ADD Inc.), Pickard Chilton, Turner Construction, Northstar Project & Real Estate Services, Acentech Incorporated, and Sasaki. Working closely with Acentech, Sasaki specified Rockfon’s acoustic ceiling systems, which were provided by Merrimack Building Supply and installed by Allan Construction.

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Christine E. Lynn University Center brings acoustic comfort to students

In May 2020, the new Christine E. Lynn University Center earned LEED® Silver certification through the U.S. Green Building Council. As Lynn University’s third LEED-certified building, the center creates a warm, welcoming place for students to gather within the 115-acre campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Gensler’s Tampa-based team selected Rockfon’s acoustic stone wool panels, Chicago Metallic® suspension system and Infinity™ perimeter for a complete ceiling solution to meet the project’s aesthetic, performance and sustainable design goals.

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Premier Gastroenterology Associates’ new facility creates a culture where patients feel at home

Premier Gastroenterology Associates (PGA), a physician-owned healthcare practice, repurposed a long-vacant big box retail space into the new Premier Medical Plaza, a patient-centered facility serving Little Rock, Arkansas. Helping bring PGA’s ambitious vision to reality, WER Architects/Planners worked closely with its client to create a welcoming, comfortable experience for the wellbeing of both patients and staff. All of Rockfon’s ceiling systems were supplied through J.E. Allen Co. and installed by Clark Contractors.

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Madison College brings the natural environment indoors

Designed by Plunkett Raysich Architects, the new facility incorporates biophilic-inspired elements, an earth tone palette, regional materials and other local character found throughout Madison College’s additional campuses around the state. Bringing a sense of the natural outside environment to this indoor space, the architects selected Rockfon’s ceiling systems in an oak woodgrain finish to create the distinctive overhead appearance.

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The Cradle to Cradle program certifies products based on five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. Click here to see a list of building supply & materials, as well as other products, that are Cradle to Cradle certified.

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