Bielefeld, Dr.Oetker Welt, ERCO, Aufnahmen vom 13. Juni 2005. Copyright ERCO Fotografie Frieder Blickle, Hamburg

An article written by Kees Went. Went is a sound designer who specializes in soundscapes. He argues that a good strategy for the city at eye level must also take urban acoustics into account: the city at ear level.

“The sounds we experience can vary greatly from street to street and can influence the way we feel or perceive a location, a street, neighbourhood, or plinth. (…) A plinth with interesting activities often sounds good.”

Click here to read and download this article

p074b 10_Terrace Soundscape Kees Went

Sidewalk cafes generate a rich texture of sound

 

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