Floating ceiling - Ecophon Focus D

Floating ceiling - Ecophon Focus D. IMP Publiching House, Malmö. Architect: Claes Kock Arkitekter AB. Photo: Michael Perlmutter. Ideas & Solutions no 6.

There are a great number of possibilities for using suspended ceilings as acoustical interior elements when designing a room. When installing the ceiling with a distance to the wall, it creates a feeling of a floating ceiling. Possible reasons for creating a floating ceiling might be due to ventilation, high windows, or with respect to essential details when refurbishing etc.
 
In the example Ecophon Focus D with its concealed grid is used to create inclined ceiling units in different levels. The floating ceiling units are emphasized by lighting fittings installed in the void.
 
Ecophon Focus D -Floating ceiling
Ideas_and_solutions _ No6, Focus_D_Floating_ceiling_plan
Plan
Ideas_and_solutions _ No6, Connect recessed profile (för Focus_D_Floating_ceiling_detail_c)
Detail C
Connect recessed profi le 0357, notches are cut and separated on site
 
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Ecophon official reference: School, multimedia resource center, group study. Project: Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Architect: Ahrbom Arkitektkontor AB. Photo: Åke E:son Lindman. System: Focus DG.

Solutions and advice about ceiling design and how the ceiling is integrated to different interfaces.

Ceiling integration

Many technical services are located in the ceiling area and must satisfy both aesthetics and function. Co-ordination of details must take place early in the design stage.