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Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?: Experiencing Aural Architecture.
Blesser, Barry and Linda-Ruth Salter.
Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?: Experiencing Aural Architecture.
Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter examine auditory spatial awareness: experiencing space by attentive listening. Every environment has an aural architecture. The audible attributes of physical space have always contributed to the fabric of human culture, as demonstrated by prehistoric multimedia cave paintings, classical Greek open-air theaters, Gothic cathedrals, acoustic geography of French villages, modern music reproduction, and virtual spaces in home theaters. Auditory spatial awareness is a prism that reveals a culture's attitudes toward hearing and space.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 544 pp
Publisher: MIT Press
Year: 2006
Publication Place: Cambridge,
ISBN: 0262026058
Book Id: 70767

Price: $39.95

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