TOHO Studios Post-Production Center 1, Tokyo, Japan

Architect: Takenaka Construction, Tokyo, Japan

This project is the first new post-production facility in Japan in about 50 years. The Center includes a feature film dubbing stage, a 100-seat screening theater, an ADR suite, a Foley suite, and various technical support facilities.

Salter developed the room acoustics design (including the interior design) for these new facilities and provided peer review for the architectural sound isolation and HVAC system noise reduction. We worked closely with TOHO Studios and Takenaka Construction as the acoustical design of the project progressed. This included meetings at the TOHO Studios lot, construction phase site visits, and acoustical testing.

TOHO Studios is most famous worldwide as the creator of Godzilla, known as the King of the Monsters, and for its special effects. It was also the home of director Akira Kurosawa, best known for his influential film, The Seven Samurai.

www.tohostudio.jp/post_pc1/