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Soundproofing Your Home Theater - Part Two: Building a Room Within a Room
Author: Alan Lofft, Axiom

There is one soundproofing solution that tops them allbuilding a room within a room, which is derived from methods used to isolate recording studios and concert halls from all extraneous sounds and rumbles. Both the Glenn Gould studio in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Toronto broadcast facility and Zankel Hall, the recital hall that is part of the Carnegie Hall complex in New York, isolated the recital halls from streetcar and subway rumbles, respectively, by constructing an interior hall that rests on huge rubber dampers. This room within a room technique not only excludes all exterior sounds but also prevents sound from within the halls themselves from escaping to other performance spaces in the buildings.

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