Music And Robobuilds
“Engineers in the Paris suburb of Villepinte make clever use of road noise between tires and crushed rock asphalt by designing a corrugated ?euphonic road? surface that gives a twenty-eight-note melody when driven over. Complaints by neighbors result in the road being resurfaced in 2002. A subsequent visit establishes that one can still faintly hear the melody when the road is driven over.”
And here’s a link to the original source of that quote.
When will there be more sonic architecture? Roll on fictional future urban design.
Speaking of which, take a look at the designs over on Gage / Clemenceau architects. This one is called ‘Surfacescrapers’.
Finally, a future building from 1980s Bangkok, built by Sumet Jumsai.