Acoustics is a complicated subject, but in an office environment, the most significant consideration is that hard surfaces reflect sound while softer surfaces absorb it. Hence the ubiquity of office carpets and fabric-covered screening.
The inclusion of such materials helps, although in our new, super-clean, wipe-down world they are likely to be a lot less popular.
Global architects Forster + Partners has been awarded this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize for its £1 billion project, Bloomberg European HQ; a building SAS International is proud to have collaborated on.
SAS International’s commitment to Research and Development (R&D) is key to the continued success of the business. Matt Butchard, SAS’ R&D Manager offers his insight into the R&D process and a sneak peek at SAS900 Polynode.
The increasing threat of climate change and widening gaps between socioeconomic groups has meant that being a sustainable and socially responsible business makes strong business sense in the uncertain times in which we operate.
SAS International, is delighted to announce that its ceilings have been rigorously tested and certified to Australian fire standards, and comply with the provisions of the Global GreenTag™ Certification programme.
Maybole is proud to be a centre of excellence for complex production and short lead times. Achieving this status was not easy and required a complete audit of our order placement and manufacturing processes.
SAS has a long history of lighting integration, dating back to 1976 and our former Program Lighting subsidiary. Since then, we have manufactured thousands of ceiling systems incorporating lighting technology.
Famous for pushing the boundaries of workplace culture, SAS ceilings were specified in the Google Gasworks building. Located on Barrow Street, colourful ceiling designs were created using unique photo laminate finishes.
On the 24th August, SAS raised a total of £5482.00 for the UK Sepsis Trust in memory of our colleague Richard Aplin.
The Francis Crick Institute is the largest biomedical research facility in Europe, designed by HOK Architects and PLP Architecture, the establishment will house over 1200 scientists.
An initiative by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Al Jalila Foundation HQ is making significant progress on-site. Delivering over 200 healthcare projects in the Gulf region, SAS was chosen to provide high quality products and design expertise.
Specially designed SAS fit-out products will feature in the new V&A Museum of Design Dundee. The first design museum in the UK outside London, V&A Dundee promises to be a hub for learning and culture.