Auralex Acoustics’ AudioTile was recently installed in Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church media center. AudioTile was designed by Russ Berger to blend absorption, diffusion and reflection for optimum acoustical balance. The patent-pending AudioTile is one of the first offerings in Auralex’s new pArtScience product line.
AudioTile ShockWave was selected for the primary recording studio in the new 10,000-square-foot facility. “The treatment was laid out with heavier coverage near the floor, gradually tapering off to very little coverage closer to the ceiling,” says Brian Wheat, product marketing manager for Auralex. “By doing this, we provided the room with good low-frequency control with thicker treatments near the floor/wall corners, creating a very tight sound in areas where drums or amplifiers might be placed and offering a nice reverberant sound in upper areas where overhead and/or ambient room microphones would be placed.”
Lakewood Church’s media center, designed by Russ Berger Design Group, is located on the fifth floor of a newly constructed building adjacent to the church’s 16,000-seat sanctuary. The facility includes three audio suites, eight editing suites, a graphic suite and production control rooms for broadcast video and audio. The audio suites are used during post-production and recording of choirs, rhythm tracks and soloists.
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