A Quieter City Through Design and Architecture by @archphips

Indeed, architecture isn't just for the eyes. Not only does sound remain a stepchild in architecture, one can suspect that it has become more so over time. The understanding of sound diminished with the advance of technology. Just as air conditioning has obscured the art of natural cooling through architectural design, microphones and speakers have made finely sound tuned spaces are rarity. Even in the smallest settings speakers now carry microphones. Did you ever wonder how Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg address without a sound system? Old cathedrals and churches are evidence how the human voice can reach many hundreds of listeners without electricity if a space is designed with sound in mind. Kimmelman alludes that sound could be integrated as a sense-enriching component of design today as well, and that is certainly true. When I finished reading the article and listen...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1142547

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