News 2021

16:e dec. 2021

Acoustic panels with negative carbon footprint nominated for Green Product Award

The new Troldtekt® acoustic panels based on the greener cement type FUTURECEM™ have been nominated for the Green Product Award 2022. The global award honours innovative and sustainable solutions that shift the market in a green direction. Until 31 January 2022, anyone can vote for their favourite.

14:e dec. 2021

Building of the Year Award 2021: Three projects featuring Troldtekt honoured

Aarhus School of Architecture’s new building NEW AARCH and the community centre Pakhuset Braunstein at the Port of Køge are among the four winners of the Building of the Year Award 2021 in Denmark. In addition, the primary school Erlev Skole in Haderslev in southern Jutland received an honourable mention. Each of the three projects has used different Troldtekt acoustic solutions in their design.

7:e dec. 2021

Troldtekt launches acoustic panels with negative carbon footprint

Troldtekt A/S is now launching acoustic panels made using the patented cement type FUTURECEM™ from Aalborg Portland. The new Troldtekt® panels absorb more CO2 than they emit during production. Their acoustic properties, natural strength and fire protection ratings are on a par with acoustic panels manufactured using traditional cement.

2:a dec. 2021

Vorbildlicher Bauten“ with Troldtekt honoured in Hessen

At the ‘Vorbildlicher Bauten’ (exemplary buildings) awards ceremony in the German State of Hessen, Alnatura Arbeitswelt and Kinder- und Jugendzentrum Pankratiusstraße were honoured in the Newbuild category. The two projects in Darmstadt both feature Troldtekt acoustic solutions in their interior design.

1:a dec. 2021

Full transparency: Troldtekt ready with more EPDs

Consultants and developers can now download new environmental product declarations (EPDs) for 12 different Troldtekt cement-bonded wood wool products. The EPDs document the environmental impact throughout the entire life cycle of the acoustic panels. The new versions also take into account the thickness of the panels and thus their density.

11:e nov. 2021

Troldtekt is the Architects’ Darling

A jury of renowned architects has presented the Architects’ Darling 2021 award to Troldtekt in the Cradle-to-Cradle Challenge category. The leading German architecture portal Heinze is behind the award, which was presented to Troldtekt at an award show in Celle.

10:e nov. 2021

LUI HOUSE in Herford nominated for the BEST WORKSPACES 2022 Architecture Award

Offices are so yesterday – the modern form of the workplace, so-called workspaces, are the new work model. In combination with a lobby, meeting rooms, work stations which are no longer personalised and even public cafés, office buildings are now meeting places for service providers, freelancers and other independent workers.

25:e okt. 2021

Magasin 211 wins Malmö architectural award

The century-old building Magasin 211 has been carefully renovated and given a new lease of life, and the project has now won Stadsbyggnadspriset 2021, the Municipality of Malmö’s highest architectural prize. Troldtekt acoustic ceilings are an integral part of the new design.

21:a okt. 2021

Experience innovative acoustic solutions at ARCHITECT@WORK

At the ARCHITECT@WORK trade fairs in Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Stuttgart, architects and other professionals can experience Troldtekt® design solutions, which combine good acoustics and a healthy indoor climate with distinctive design.

6:e okt. 2021

Historic building wins ROT Prize 2021

The old coal building Gasverket Hus 8 in Stockholm has undergone extensive renovation, and the result has now been awarded the prestigious ROT Prize. As part of the renovation, the historic premises were fitted with Troldtekt acoustic ceilings.

28:e sep. 2021

Denmark’s first brand-new school of architecture opens in Aarhus

Aarhus School of Architecture has moved to a new address in the Godsbanen urban district in the heart of Aarhus, and is marking the move with a festival of architecture.

The new school of architecture is characterised by a raw and industrial style – with good acoustics thanks to the Troldtekt ceilings, that also help to create a warm contrast.

24:e sep. 2021

THEME: Healthy schools of the future

The corona pandemic has impacted children’s schooling badly. However, the pandemic may also prove a golden opportunity to modernise schools.

Read more in a new online feature from Troldtekt A/S. The feature offers inspiration from schools that meet the needs for a healthy indoor climate and effective learning in 2021.

17:e sep. 2021

New test: Troldtekt withstands even the most humid rooms

New documentation shows that Troldtekt withstands moisture levels of up to 98 per cent – combined with high temperatures. This shows that the panels are suitable for the most demanding wet and warm environments in, for example, swimming pools.

16:e sep. 2021

Michelin: Stardust on restaurants with Troldtekt

There were well-deserved awards for a number of world-class Danish restaurants when the Michelin Guide presented its Nordic stars for 2021.

In addition to creating unique cuisine, several of the restaurants also stand out for enhancing the dining experience with stylish interiors and superior acoustics.

8:e sep. 2021

Troldtekt’s CSR report one of the best

For the second year running, Troldtekt has been recognised as one of the best Danish SMEs at reporting on CSR.

A good CSR report must be based on a strategic approach to sustainability, says CEO Peer Leth. He makes a point of mentioning that the report describes both successes and challenges.

23:e aug. 2021

Heinze ArchitektenAWARD 2021 with Troldtekt acoustic panel solutions

‘Nichtwohnbau’ (non-residential construction) is the theme of this year’s Heinze ArchitektenAWARD, awarded by Heinze GmbH to honour completed architectural projects.

19:e aug. 2021

SCHULBAU in Hamburg: Inspiration for healthy school buildings

On 15-16 September 2021, Cruise Center Altona in Hamburg is opening its doors to the SCHULBAU trade fair, a high-profile international forum and trade fair for educational building.

Here, you will discover a wide range of Troldtekt acoustics solutions. At the fair’s Experten Lab, Troldtekt explains why focusing on material health is crucial in sustainable schools.

16:e jun. 2021

CSR report 2020

Almost 100 per cent renewable energy at Troldtekt’s own factory.

A total of 97.7 per cent of the energy used to manufacture Troldtekt acoustic panels now comes from renewable sources. Energy consumption per square metre produced has been reduced by 28.6 per cent in three years. Both figures are in line with the company’s Cradle to Cradle strategy, for which it received the DI Prize 2020.

11:e jun. 2021

New EPDs from Troldtekt: Full transparency across products

Consultants and developers can now download new environmental product declarations (EPDs) for Troldtekt’s various cement-bonded wood wool products.

The EPDs state the carbon footprint associated with all stages in the life cycle of the acoustic panels. The EPDs have been verified by the German Institut Bauen und Umwelt e.V. (IBU).

23:e apr. 2021

THEME: Healing architecture

Light, air, acoustics and spatial organisation. Architectural ideas are being applied in support of treatment, not least in new psychiatric facilities.

A new online series of articles from Troldtekt A/S focuses on visions and practices, opportunities and pitfalls within healing architecture.

18:e mar. 2021

Troldtekt’s design series wins ‘Die schönsten Restaurants & Bars 2021’ award

The series of Troldtekt® design solutions has been named the best wall design of the year in the ‘buildings and interiors’ category for restaurants and bars.

The German publisher Callwey organises the awards together with, among others, the Association of German Interior Architects/Designers and the German Hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA).

15:e mar. 2021

Distinguished award for Lindholmens Tekniske Gymnasium

The newly built technical upper secondary school Lindholmens Tekniske Gymnasium has just won the ‘School Building of the Year Award 2021’. Troldtekt acoustic panels on the ceilings and walls ensure a comfortable sound environment at the school.

8:e jan. 2021

Breakfast talk: What works for sustainability?

Never before have so many building materials been marketed as being sustainable. Get help navigating the facts, terms and claims when Troldtekt participates in DGNB’s online discussion at the international trade fair for architecture and building materials BAU ONLINE.