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Friday, October 16, 2015

Soundwalk: Organization and Practice

Hardieville Listening Walk  (8:56) Annie Martin leads a group of individuals on a listening walk in Hardieville, a residential neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Lethbridge, Alberta. She explains the preparation for a sound or listening walk, the walk itself, and follow-up. Source: Vimeo

Soundwalk: Student Project

Soundwalk Project (:40) A short student video about the soundscape of modern life by Max Hug for a course titled Klick, Klang, Design. FH Dusseldorf, University of Applied Sciences. Source: Vimeo

Friday, October 2, 2015

Lecture: Sonic Architecture

Sonic Architecture with Don Hill (32min) Acoustic ecology tends to be overlooked by modern planners, designers, and architects. The European Union, however, is keeping an eye on urban racket as a possible ‘unfunded liability’ with future consequence for insurers and public health care. This is a lecture given at Pathways2Sustainability presentation (Calgary 2013). Source: Vimeo