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Helix - Recording Studio with Ensuite - Beckenham

Client Name:

Fox

Usage:

Recording Studio with Ensuite

Specification:

External dimensions: 5.8m by 4m
Internal height: 2.15m(min)
Internal area: 20msq

Requirement

For now, this music producing client needs an acoustically well insulated building, for use as a sound and recording studio. In the future, it may well evolve into a multi-functional garden room for growing children and maybe overnight guests can use.

Our Solution

Platinum acoustic package: Our ultimate acoustic solution. For the techy's, here are the particulars:

Floor: 3-layer acoustic underlay mat (image 7)

Walls: Fastener (with incorporated rubber de-coupler), metal furring strips (41mm) with infill of acoustic mineral wool (30mm), acoustic plasterboard (12.5mm) - Acoustic rubber membrane (2.6mm self-adhesive) - Acoustic plasterboard (12.5mm). Total = 68.6mm

Ceiling: Acoustic rubber membrane (2.6mm self-adhesive) on SIP (Structural insulated panel), Resilient bar (13.5mm) and acoustic plasterboard (12.5mm). Total = 28.6mm

External finish: Our clients stayed with the standard finish for Helix model which is our durable kiln dried thermowood.

Integral Ensuite: To ensure a truly multifunctional future for this studio a spacious shower room with toilet was included in the design.

Acoustic Glazing: Important as glazing is the weakest point of a building in terms of acoustic performance.

Windows and door frames: All uPVC in anthracite grey (colour: RAL 7016) with 5-point locking to the French doors

Heating: A wall mounted convector heater with thermostat and timer.

Laminate flooring: A timeless and very authentic looking dark oak v groove laminate. Comes with a 25-year manufacturer's warranty.

Electrics: 8 internal dimmable LED down-lights, 3 external LED lights, and 6 double power sockets (chrome finish), all Part P certified.