This is super-cool: an ongoing study of the soundscapes of old WWII bunkers! Check out Nick Sowers’ work here on the Design Observer Places blog, described wonderfully in words and sound. And some back stories on his personal blog.
Entries Tagged as 'Human-centric soundscapes'
August 29th, 2011 · No Comments
June 10th, 2011 · No Comments
The New York Times recently hosted a point-counterpoint flurry of opinion about Mayor Bloomberg’s most recent move to reduce noise in the city. Apparently, street musicians have been shut down more frequently recently, at least in the 5% of the park that’s been designated as “quiet zones.” One of these areas is near the Bethesda […]
January 15th, 2011 · No Comments
The Washington Post ran an article this week on the “secret jazz” of escalators that descend into the DC Metro system. A popup multimedia window lets us listen in to the very different sonorities of five metro station escalators, and a related page from the Post’s music staff invites readers to download the clips and […]