The Acoustic City: Book Presentation with editor Matthew Gandy and contributors Stephen Barber, Tim Caspar Boehme and Sandra Jasper.

27. Juni 2014 - 20:30


How does sound shape urban life? What do soundscapes reveal about the experience of modernity? This innovative essay collection explores a series of critical themes including the diversity of urban soundscapes; acoustic flânerie and different ways of listening to the city; the emergence of specific associations between place, music, and sound; and the acoustic ecology of architecture, landscape and urban design. The collection and accompanying CD will be of interest to a wide range of disciplines including architecture, cultural studies, geography, musicology, and urban sociology.