Recording studio builder working across Europe.  

Jim Dunne, M. Sc. Owner and Chief Designer

Traditional recording studio architecture delivered with modern design/build approach.

The result of 10 years research and development, Smart Studio is the fastest, most consistent and cost effective recording studio builder in 2019. Smart Studio builds a no-compromise studio space that utilises off-site construction to improve quality, price, and lead times.

A traditional design build with the architect, the acoustic consultant, quantity surveyor, M&E consultant and builder all rolled into one. 

Owning a world class studio facility has never been more possible. 


How much does a recording studio cost?

The modular format allows an accurate cost up a potential project in a matter of hours. Get a 10% -/+ estimate in seconds using our cost estimator. 



Now with Dolby Atmos HE compatibility included in the design for OTT (Netflix, Amazon) if required .

Custom Interior Design


We have huge amount of colours available. We can send a sample swatch out to you when your choosing your colour scheme.

Studio windows

Wherever you want to put your acoustic windows , we design it as standard. 

Diffusion Panels

Our music studios feature a range of custom wall mounted diffusion panels to tune the room acoustics. We advise on the placement and requirement for these as standard, and there are a number of different designs and finishes available to choose from.


We provide a choice of carpet or a wooden floor depending on the aesthetic requirements. Its also possible to specify whatever floor finish you want as an added extra easily. 


We include dimmable LED lighting as standard with our Smart Studios. However, custom extras can be easily added at the design stage. 

Testimonials / Previous Recording studio builds

Trinity College Dublin

The studios are used for a variety of post-grad courses ranging from contemporary music to sound design. Jimmy Eadie is a senior lecturer in Music & Media Technology in Trinity College, as well as a multi-award winning Sound Designer with acts such as the Crash Ensemble.

“They delivered on everything on time to a very high standard at good price. The guys at Smart Studio were extremely easy to work with and always took a can do approach in design and on-site. Great people who went the extra mile and delivered a project everyone is absolutely blown away with”

Leo Casserly - Owner, FLIX Facilities

Fairview Studio – Private Customer

A well known producer in Dublin needed a recording studio builder to build a live room and a control room. The result was an amazing sounding studio (test results above based on this).