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Text: Matt Carey – Photo: Nicholas Worley

RocketSpace – The Coolest Working Space in the UK?

Product: BAUX Acoustic Panels, Tiles and 3D Pixel

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BAUX eliminate sound reflections in 9000 sqm utilitarian workspace.

RocketSpace is a global ecosystem for the world’s top tech startups and corporate innovators. Their latest workspace in The Angel, Islington, is an ambitious renovation of a derelict cash holding centre, with disused offices, a high-security basement, loading bays and bank vault. The renovation revealed an impressive core of brickwork and blast-proof concrete mixed with coarse stone aggregate. Exposed ductwork, clean lines and metallic features created the perfect utilitarian workspace but also one noticeable problem: sound reverberations throughout the building. The underground areas were especially challenging.

Architects Chiara Cantilena and Chris Pyle from LOM Architecture and Design pick up the story:

”On the lower floor and subterranean levels, sound reflections bouncing off the concrete walls and ceiling were causing a problem. The space wasn’t livable. BAUX designs made a huge difference to the acoustics. By reducing echoes and background noise and we’ve now created a unique and flexible co-working space.”

A second BAUX application was used in the meeting rooms. Wood wool BAUX tiles provided excellent sound insulation creating a secluded space for ideas and creative collaboration. Throughout the building, soft, neutral toned BAUX designs coalesce with concrete and brick to create subtle texture variations on a utilitarian theme.

RocketSpace, Islington, is currently up for several interior design awards.

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Object: RocketSpace
Area: Islington, United Kingdom
Products used: Acoustic Panels, Tiles & 3D Pixel
Architect: LOM Architecture and Interior Design
Architect/Designer: Chiara Cantilena & Chris Pyle
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Creative acoustic meeting space
Wood wool BAUX tiles provided excellent sound insulation creating a secluded space for ideas and creative collaboration.

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Soundproofed open workspace
Exposed ductwork, clean lines and metallic features created the perfect utilitarian workspace but also one noticeable problem: sound reverberations throughout the building.

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Combining materials
The wood wool tiles provided another texture tone to complement the concrete and brick walls. Adding an additional layer of soundproofing.

Visually, the wood wool tiles provided another texture tone to compliment the concrete and brick walls. We used the triangle BAUX tiles to create patterns that worked in harmony with RocketSpace branding.

Chiara Cantilena and Chris Pyle, Architects

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BAUX Products used in the RocketSpace

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