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The Sonic Environment of Cities

The Sonic Environment of Cities THE SONIC ENVIRONMENT OF CITIES in from M ICHAE L SOUTHWORTH received a Master’s degree City Planning where he in the visual and environmental MlT, specialized arts, city design, He was coordinator and research advisor for a and psychology. design &dquo;Signs of Detroit 1990: in Boston. He is the with Alan Lights&dquo;project coauthor, Melting, A for I nner and has several exhibits in the painting. Design Proposal City, given light a time is sounds to the At when technological progress bringing city that is no sufficient to environments threshold of bedlam it longer design dweller is bombarded a continuous the alone. satisfy eye Today’s city by and micro- stream of invisible but sounds, smells, highly attention-demanding is a of sense each climates. His of the impressions, experience city crazy quilt to total It is to the of which contributes the picture. important explore of nonvisual sensations on the of of this invasion city consequences quality that This life and to ask how of them manipulation might improve quality. What is the and two of the study explores aspects problem: perceived variety How do sounds influence of the visible character of sounds? city perception an in Our research is not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Environment and Behavior SAGE

The Sonic Environment of Cities

Environment and Behavior , Volume 1 (1): 22 – Jun 1, 1969

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SAGE
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ISSN
0013-9165
eISSN
1552-390X
DOI
10.1177/001391656900100104
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Abstract

THE SONIC ENVIRONMENT OF CITIES in from M ICHAE L SOUTHWORTH received a Master’s degree City Planning where he in the visual and environmental MlT, specialized arts, city design, He was coordinator and research advisor for a and psychology. design &dquo;Signs of Detroit 1990: in Boston. He is the with Alan Lights&dquo;project coauthor, Melting, A for I nner and has several exhibits in the painting. Design Proposal City, given light a time is sounds to the At when technological progress bringing city that is no sufficient to environments threshold of bedlam it longer design dweller is bombarded a continuous the alone. satisfy eye Today’s city by and micro- stream of invisible but sounds, smells, highly attention-demanding is a of sense each climates. His of the impressions, experience city crazy quilt to total It is to the of which contributes the picture. important explore of nonvisual sensations on the of of this invasion city consequences quality that This life and to ask how of them manipulation might improve quality. What is the and two of the study explores aspects problem: perceived variety How do sounds influence of the visible character of sounds? city perception an in Our research is not

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Environment and BehaviorSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 1969

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