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4 Takes on Why Sound Design Is Crucial to Good Architecture

09:30 - 10 April, 2018
reSITE's RESONATE conference was held at the MAAT Museum in Lisbon, Portugal. Image © Joel Felipe
reSITE's RESONATE conference was held at the MAAT Museum in Lisbon, Portugal. Image © Joel Felipe

What is the role of sound and acoustics in the work of leading architecture practices? In February this year, reSITE and MAAT in collaboration with Meyer Sound hosted RESONATE: Thinking Sound and Space, a conference focused exclusively on the intersection of architecture and sound.

Elizabeth Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Snøhetta's Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Michael Jones from Foster + Partners, the founders of Meyer Sound, and the pioneer of sound art Bernhard Leitner spoke with reSITE and Canal 180 at MAAT Museum in Lisbon, Portugal. Below are the 4 episodes in the series, where they discuss the role of sound in designing cultural venues and concert halls and the changing role of the architect in an age of specialization:

AD Classics: Le Cylindre Sonore / Bernhard Leitner

00:00 - 13 September, 2011
AD Classics: Le Cylindre Sonore / Bernhard Leitner, © Bernhard Leitner
© Bernhard Leitner

© Bernhard Leitner © Bernhard Leitner © Bernhard Leitner © Bernhard Leitner + 25

  • Architects

  • Location

    Paris, France
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  • Architect

    Bernhard Leitner
  • References

    www.bernhardleitner.at/works, Bernhard Leitner Sound : Space, Bernhard Leitner Le Cylindre Sonore, Francois Barre
  • Project Year

    1987
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