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BE OPEN Sound Portal – London, England, U.K.

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Building: BE OPEN Sound Portal
Location: Trafalgar Square, London, England
Completion: Installation in 2012
Architect: Arup
Structural: Alice Blair
Design Team: Simon Phillips (product designer), Pavlina Akritas (lighting), Ned Crowe (acoustical consultant)

AE Interest: An installation by Arup that focuses on sound and sound engineering. Comprised of two concentric circles that completely block outside noise and allow the user to experience various sounds hooked up to an advanced ambisonic sound array. This array can be hooked up to a 3D CAD model to determine proper sound design.



Written by Thanos Metaxas

September 9, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Posted in Built

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