John Sayers' Design Forum

John Sayers' Recording Studio Design Forum

A World of Experience
Click Here for Information on John's Services
It is currently Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:20 am

All times are UTC + 10 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: new studio
PostPosted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 12:55 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:49 am
Posts: 1
Location: Kent , ENGLAND
I am in the process of a planning application with our local authority concerning our proposed new studio . The 3,000 sg ft building was a former apple store. The walls are 13" solid brick, lined internally with 3" of cork, then rendered (it was a former cold store hence the cork lining). We then intend to float an internal studio within these walls, but am looking for guidance as to firstly there construction/thickness as well as providing the local authority with an acoustic figure in relation to travel through this combined thickness.The only wall that would require maximum insulation is on one side which is 80ft long, the rest would be internal walls that I assume would not require quite so much acoustic treatment. I have studied with interest the details on the SAE section of your web site concerning suitable constructions, the only criterea that the local authority want in my case, is to ensure that the 80ft wall would not allow sound to escape to neighbouring residential properties. The closet of which is 80 yds away . can you HELP?


Report this post
Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Jan 07, 2005 5:38 am 
Offline
Confused, but not senile yet
User avatar

Joined: Thu Feb 05, 2004 1:56 pm
Posts: 2336
Location: Hanilton, Ontario, Canada
Please reply in the studio design forum.

Jou can get prety good ideas of performance from the NRC IR-586 report and BRN-232 (I think). Teh numbers will satisfy the authorities.

Just remeber no wall blocks sound, it only reduses it. You can always go so loud that it will be noticiable.

Andre


Report this post
Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC + 10 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group