Originally Posted by BrenJWC
I'm in the planning stages of building a small production studio under my house. I've attached a photo of the space I'm working with. I'm thinking I'll probably work within the confines of the concrete posts - there's another two in line with where I stood to take the photo. The area is about 19 square metres (62 ft) and just over 2 metres high (6.5 ft). So pretty small. I want to probably divide it up into 2/3 of the space for a control room and 1/3 for a tracking booth.
My question is how I should go about designing the shape of the room. Since I'm free to do what ever I want in that regard and don't have to be stuck with parallel walls, how do I work out the best way to set it up before I even have to consider internal treatment. I'm reading my way through the wealth of info out there on all things acoustic, but haven't found anything that deals with this yet.
Any help is much appreciated. Cheers!
Have fun with your studio build.
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There is a wealth of information in the Reference sticky at the top of the forum. Have a look at my post with lots of free stuff.
Answering your question about room shape, rectangular is fine. Other shapes can be used, but there is no acoustic reason for them.
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