Architectural

Overview

Architectural acoustics is the topic of making a room or hall sound right for a purpose and visually appear in accordance with an architects’ ideas. The field can be studied in depth at technical universities around the world and at some architecture schools as well. It’s a fine craft, a science and sometimes even an art.

The aQflex and aQtube products are new tools in the palette of the acoustician and architect. Their designs are purely driven by function, turned on/off at the push of a button.

aQflex
The permanently installed aQflex system comprises of four components:

  • aQflex inflatable absorbers made from a special, thin plastic foil complying with fire-regulations in any country
  • Tracks. Absorbers are attached to tracks mounted flush to the ceiling
  • Air-supply. Each absorber is connected to a common air-supply
  • Control system including an on/off switch and system surveillance

It may be placed above a sound transparent, suspended ceiling.

aQtube
The mobile aQtubes  include three components:

  • inflatable aQtube absorber made from a special, thin plastic foil complying with fire-regulations in any country
  • a micro-ventilator mounted on each absorber, or
  • a bigger fan for pre-inflation or common inflation
  • straps to fasten (vertical) absorbers to a truss, or
  • karabiners to mount (horizontal) absorbers to wires