1997                  YELLO / SOUNDPROOF, LOS FELIZ, CALIFORNIA

Inserted into the basement of a 1910-era villa built by a silent-movie star, the studio takes advantage of the solid and massive existing structure. A secret liquor vault, concealed behind shelves during Prohibition, is now converted into the isolation booth. A floating wood floor covers the undamaged original tiles (for possible future removal) and contributes to the soundproofing of the space from the rest of the house.

This is the second project for the same client, after a previous studio build-out in a Malibu house.

building use: personal project recording and mixing studio
project scope:    architectural design, interiors, acoustics, furnishings
schedule:  completed 1997
construction cost:         N/A