Historic Richmond Building is Home To New Production Studios
In 1938, a Richmond appliance company built a 7500 square foot storefront to showcase the latest washers and dryers to downtown shoppers. Since that time, the building has evolved into a jewelry store, a disco, a record label, and a photography studio. After two years, and a million-dollar face-lift, the facility has just reopened its doors as 9WG Studios.
9WG Studios features two audio recording suites, a two-story tracking room and isolation booth, two edit suites and a shooting cyc. The acoustic spaces were expertly designed by studio bau:ton and nonzero\architecture's principal, Swiss-born Peter Grueneisen, FAIA, whose projects have included studios for Hans Zimmer, Sony Music Entertainment Japan and the Dave Matthews Band. Grueneisen teamed with the Richmond firm of Glavé and Holmes to create a facility of multi-purposed rooms with a good vibe.