schools & higher education


AAS completes largest ever BOXY installation for RNCM, Manchester

Amadeus Acoustic Solutions, in partnership with Italian manufacturers BOXY, are proud to announce the completion of their largest ever modular studio installation at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. The £850,000 project saw theatre space previously used for small-scale productions and concerts converted into one overall enormous space 12m x 11m x 4m and […]

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What is BB93?

Amadeus can help you comply with BB93 ‘Acoustic Design in Schools’; constructional standards for acoustics in new school buildings to guide architects, acousticians and engineers.

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BUCKS NEW UNI Receives Brand New Boxy Room

At the end of October 2014, Amadeus installed a large B-Level BOXY room at Bucks New University including an acoustic door, absorption panels and the Boxy-GEN heating / cooling system.

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M-Pod® music rooms for Bredon School

Having identified some under-utilized space within the expanding music department, David Ward, the Headmaster at Bredon School, ordered an M-Pod for installation into a temporary building – delivered and installed within just 2 days.

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Eight Boxy Rooms for Guardian League Table Leader, Royal College of Music

Amadeus installed 8 modular BOXY rooms into a temporary structure for The Royal College of Music – a client of Amadeus for over 15 years, to be re-installed into their refurbished music practice suite in 2015.

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Amadeus reaches new heights with The Royal Northern College of Music

BOXY rooms reached new heights at The Royal Northern College of Music – the prefabricated music studio materials had to be craned over the roof of the college building prior to installation in to the new studio suite. The rooms were superbly finished including fully glazed acoustic doors and acoustic absorption panels.

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4 M-Pods® for Northbridge House Prep School

4 M-Pods were installed within just 2 days into a temporary building at Northbridge House Prep, one of the Cognita schools in London, during August 2014, ready for use as soon as the school re-opened.

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12 M-Pods® for Royal College of Music Students

Students at the Royal College of Music now have access to 12 M-Pods, developed by BBENG™ and Amadeus, installed at the Nido apartments in Spital Fields, London.

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Amadeus’ highlights from 2013

Amadeus are proud to present our year in pictures … watch the video to see photos of some of our finest projects including BOXY pods and acoustic treatments in schools and establishments around the UK.

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Finton House Music Rooms Post Completion

The subterranean music practice rooms at Finton House School – in pictures – the music rooms now fully operational alongside acoustic treatment panels, printed artwork panels and performance equipment.

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‘Subterranean’ Music Rooms for Finton House School

Five engineers built 3 subterranean soundproof music rooms at Finton House School, London, in just four days. Our case study illustrates the project from the design stage to finishing touches.

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Ceiling Panels at The Hall School, London

Amadeus installed acoustic panels into The Hall School dining hall as the noise when pupils and staff were eating was most uncomfortable; the most effective return was be a series of ceiling hung panels to reduce the reverberation time from 3.0 seconds to 1.5 seconds.

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Band Practice Room for Cheadle Hulme School

Cheadle Hulme School was in need of a Band Practice Studio/Drum Room, but “it must be sound-proof”. The room designed and supplied by Boxylab s.r.l. was the perfect answer – once built there was no sound transmission past 1m and none above low ambient into the wider space.

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Acoustic Panels for Kirkham Grammar School, Lancashire

We were approached by Croft Goode, Chartered Architects in September whose client, Kirkham Grammar School had asked them to source “specialist acoustic wall panels to include art”. The project was to improve the acoustics in a soon to be refurbished multi purpose hall, so that both the spoken word and varying forms of music could […]

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Acoustic Pod within a Shed at Dulwich College

Dulwich College found an intelligent way to transform a waste area – a shed sandwiched between two music department blocks – into a new location for a Drum & Band Practice Room. The practice room is designed to reduce sound transmission well beyond BB93, avoiding interference with other music lessons.

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Acoustic Panels Transform Olney School Hall

Olney School hall was transformed with acoustic panels from Amadeus; with a noticeably lower reverberation time, the acoustics can now be enjoyed by all users of the school hall.

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Vibrant coloured instrument storage for Comber Grove School

Instrument storage trolleys in vibrant colours to brighten your school classroom or complement your colour scheme, as seen at Comber Grove School in London.

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13 Modular Music Studios at Dragon School, Oxford

Dragon School music department applied for planning permission to extend their existing music school, yet were struggling to get permission for the build. They found an unused space abutting the existing music department to erect a temporary building and plans were then put in place to install 13 brand new Boxy modular acoustic music studios, including floating floors, suspended ceilings and fully decorated and carpeted hall ways.

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Hampton School – 450th Theatre/Hall

Bespoke reflection panels designed and installed by the Amadeus team to enhance the acoutics within the brand new school Theatre. Our acoustic consultants carried out numerous tests to decide how best to treat the acoustics in the theatre, and provided a solution that suited the needs and budget of the project. We also designed and installed the wooden handrails in the theatre.

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Music Studios within a Listed Building at Dover College

Amadeus installed a new music department, The Tallis Music School, within a listed building at Dover College using BOXY modular soundproof rooms.

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5 Acoustic Pods installed at Bedstone College

We introduced Bedstone College to our BOXY© acoustic pods and they were blown away by the product; they now have 5 of their own – a recording studio, band practice room and 3 smaller music teaching rooms – all positioned in close proximity yet there is no conflicting sound.

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Bespoke Instrument Storage for Royal Russell School

Amadeus provided bespoke instrument storage for the prestigious Royal Russell School, including moveable instrument racks and purpose built lockers to fit into the space available within the school. Such storage prolongs the life of musical instruments and keeps the schools insurance premium down as instruments are less likely to be damaged, stolen or lost.

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