2000 LAUNCH MEDIA, SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA and NEW YORK, NEW YORK
studio bau:ton completed the state-of-the-art audio control room for LAUNCH Media, Inc. at their headquarters in Santa Monica, California. Launch, a digital media company, produces unique music and entertainment content for its website, LAUNCH.com, as well as other properties.
The new room was built to enlarge and acoustically improve the existing audio control room. studio bau:ton consulted with Launch for implementation of all equipment and operations of the audio and video recording systems.
After completion of the Santa Monica facility, plans were completed and construction started for Launch’s new studio facilities in New York City. Due to a fire in a neighboring building during construction and subsequent re-structuring of the business model, the New York facility was later abandoned. Launch is now a part of the Yahoo! group.
building use: internet music recording studio
project scope: 2,000 sf; architecture, interiors, acoustics
schedule: completed 2000
construction cost: $300,000 (Santa Monica project)