The right architectural design can help you impress clients, but Keystone Acoustics believes that beauty can also be highly functional.

Projects – Our Acoustic Systems in Action

Keystone Acoustics has earned a reputation for excellence in designing and manufacturing functional perforated panels and ceiling acoustic tiles. Our products are used in award-winning projects and acoustic systems. They have been used to create design elements that have the dual advantage of stunning aesthetics and practicality.

Discover the unique ways our products have been utilised, our case studies highlight Keystone’s most exciting design installations. Explore each PDF for the complete case study.



The Project: Caulfield Grammar School (EST: 1881)-Victoria Malvern Campus Learning Centre

The Product: EQUITONE Tectiva (Colour: TE10 -Beige)


Key Ply

Key Ply

The Project: The Cove Café, Drummoyne, NSW

The Architect: Vanovac Tuon Architects

The Product: Key-Ply 12mm Hoop Pine Plywood, with a custom slot pattern and concealed step-down fixing option. Finished in a clear, satin 30% polyurethane.

The Result: A stunning plywood decorative ceiling for The Cove Café fit-out. The signature Key-Ply panels brought the most out of the space and provided excellent acoustic properties to compliment the interior with a rich, warm timber touch.


Key Lena

Key Lena

The Project: Governor Phillip Towers, Level 56, Sydney, NSW

The Product: Key-Lena 12mm MDF Slotted Acoustic Ceiling Panels. KS3 40/10 custom Keystone Acoustic slot panels and pre-finished feature panels in Key-Tone White, a 2-pac polyurethane with 30% gloss level. K100 textile backing was applied to rear of panels.

The Result: A dramatic raised ceiling look for level 56 the Governor Phillip Towers. This customised fixed panelling system created a bright, spacious feel with acoustics perfect for discussions and complex legal research


Key Endura

Key Endura

The Project: DPR House

The Architect: MCK Architects

The Product: Key-Endura 9mm Fibre Cement

The Result: Working with the award-winning architects at MCK, Keystone manufactured and supplied custom external ceiling panels for the DPR House project. Key-Endura was selected to complement the asymmetrical nature of the house. The panels provided both a functional and aesthetically pleasing acoustic soffit that offered durability, shelter perforated acoustic performance.


Key Board

Key Board

The Project: Jane Foss Russell Building Library, University of Sydney

The Architect: John Wardle Architects

The Builder: Abigroup

The Product: Key-Board perforated plasterboard, KP3 6/25/2M/80B

The Result: This award winning project was featured in the Australian Design Review. We had to custom design these panels to provide an effective acoustic system for the unique roof design. The library and office space featured an exposed, chilled beam ceiling. This meant our ceiling panels had to be specially programmed to optimally dampen the ambient noise of a library.


Key Kompress

Key Kompress

The Project: CSR Triniti HQ, North Ryde, NSW

The Builder: FDC Constructions

The Product: Key-Kompress slotted custom panels, specified to KS3 30/90/90B. A BareStone 9mm Compressed Fibre, pre-finished panel with a raw cement look.

The Result: Awarded a 5 star Green Star rating for environmentally sustainable design. The slotted wall and balustrade Key-Kompress perforated panels turned a standard safety feature into an interesting centre-piece of design.


Key Graphix

Key Graphix

The Project: Skinny Dog Hotel - Beer Garden, Kew, VIC

The Architect: Techne Architects

The Builder: Leeda Projects

The Product: Key-Kompress 15mm Compressed Fibre Cement

The Result: These perforated panels were designed using computer-aided tooling to help Skinny Dog Hotel create a unique and eye-catching façade. The project was completed within scope and without delays, ultimately being awarded the AWCI Victoria “Façade System Award” 2011.


Key Eclipse

Key Eclipse

The Project: The Rocket Tower, Robina, Gold Coast

The Architect: Woods Bagot

The Builder: Glenzeil Constructions

The Product: Key-Eclipse Group 1 Fire Rated MDF. Prefinished in two different tones, KP3 12.5/7 perforated, Key-Tone ‘Port Wine’ Metallic and cut-to-size solid panels in KeyTone ‘Tyldesley’ polyurethane.

The Result: This project, totalling $48m, received a 4 star Green Star Design rating and a 4.5 Star NABERS Energy rating, two prestigious awards for eco-friendly design. Keystone Acoustics delivered, on time and budget, Key Eclipse custom shaped, precision routed and pre-finished wall and ceiling panels for the project’s foyer.


Key Designa

Key Designa

The Project: Sushi Train Maroubra, ‘The Cave Restaurant Sydney’

The Architect: Koichi Takada Architects

The Builder: Bonar Interiors

The Product: Key-Designa plywood finished in Key-Tone clear satin, 30% gloss level applied to both sides of the shaped panels.

The Result: Sushi Train Maroubra, also known as ‘The Cave Restaurant Sydney’, were seeking to create a restaurant where the acoustic quality contributed to the comfort and enjoyment of the dining experience. By using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology the signature, stunning curved acoustic ceiling panels were developed. The visually interesting space creates comfort and intimacy, offering diners a warmer experience.


Key Nirvana

Key Nirvana

The Project: Willoughby Uniting Church

The Architect: NBRS, plus Partners

The Builder: Donnelley Constructions

The Product: Key-Nirvana 12mm MDF pre-finished slotted acoustic wall and ceiling panels.

The Result: This creative partnership used Key-Nirvana pre-finished perforated panels to give Willoughby Uniting Church a stunning timber grain look that is sleek and elegant. Creating an impressive space with excellent acoustic properties. The light and sophisticated timber touch is both refreshing and uplifting – perfectly conducive for a church atmosphere.


Make Your Space Stand Out

For more information about any of Keystone Acoustics’ past projects or how you can utilise their perforated panels and acoustic ceiling tiles to improve your space, contact our project management team today.