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Sound absorption increases student performance at Polish school

Built in 2012, the primary school in Warsaw was an acoustic disaster from the beginning. Having 50% more students than dimensioned for did not make things better. Thanks to the parents council’s persistent struggle with the authorities, the school is now a Polish role model for a sustainable sound environment – and the students’ performance has clearly improved.

A fairy tale school? No, just a new generation school in Zamienie, Poland

More and more local authorities are realising how important good acoustics in school premises are in promoting the development of young pupils. There is an increasing desire to introduce new standards early on when planning and designing schools. The best example of this is the recently opened primary school in the Warsaw suburb of Zamienie.

A former shoe factory meets modern learning facility with style

A shoe factory built more than a hundred years ago was recently renovated to become teaching facilities for Lyseo’s upper secondary school in Hämeenlinna. A good acoustic environment was ensured in the renovated brick building through the use of Ecophon Focus™, Solo™ and Industry™ RTP acoustic panels.

Design, guidance and induction loops – good acoustics in schools can be achieved in many ways

To create a school environment that works well from an audio perspective, the acoustics must meet the needs associated with the purpose of the premises. Good acoustics are an investment in occupational wellbeing, learning and comfort.