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Room & Architectural Acoustics-A New Approach to the Design & Delivery of Critical Acoustic Facilities

There has never been more demand for high quality audio studio facilities than there is today. The growth in music recording and production, sound for picture, and gaming are among the areas that are showing increasing demand for accurate studio acoustics. While equipment has improved in performance terms with significant reductions in cost; the approach to designing and building a professional recording/mixing room is unchanged since the 1970s. However, the demands on facilities to provide fully calibrated and accurate acoustic environments does not allow for the outdated, traditional methods of designing and building critical audio facilities. Time to move on!

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