Apex Plaza

Apex Plaza is a modern office building adjacent to Reading Station. The central atrium is pictured below. Civil Engineering Dynamics advised on resilient mounts for the building to reduce noise and vibration from trains, and the acoustics of the offices to control the noise from the ventilation plant and waterfalls.

The Atrium, Apex Plaza, Reading

Ventilation plant and waterfalls are main generators of noise

Acoustic measurements in modern open-plan office

Model showing proximity of railway tracks