SAE INSTITUTE, AUSTRALIA
On July 25, 2003, the SAE Institute (www.sae.edu) brought together 400 guests fromaround the world for the grand opening of its 1 million-square-footworld headquarters in the resort town of Byron Bay, Australia. The newcenter, which will offer degrees in Audio Engineering, Creative Mediaand Digital Film, features student housing; performance spaces; 10recording, mixdown and editing studios; 31 audio/video suites; and 96workstations. The campus’ main studio (shown) features a Solid StateLogic XL 9000 K Series Superanalogue Console.
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTSLOWELL
The University of Massachusetts Lowell Sound Recording Technologyprogram (www.uml.edu/Dept/Music/SRT) recently completedconstruction on a new recording/critical-listening space, featuring amain room, an iso booth and a small guitar closet. The main room(shown) features an SLS/Bag End 5.1 monitoring system with StageAccompany amps and custom Klark Teknik EQ, and playback systems forboth SACD and DVD; the room also includes 48 mic lines, a Furman6-channel cue system and variable acoustics via sliding wall panels.
BONUS PICTURES FROM SAE’s NEW AUSTRALIANHEADQUARTERS
The headquarters under construction last fall
One of the main rooms, Studio One
A student at work in Studio Two
A typical view from campus