Acoustics in Architecture
- The Dwell editors go global with 14 houses across five continents to share great design from all over the world.
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- Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture and…
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- Dwell has been exploring how acoustics factor into architecture, most recently in contributor William Hamilton's essay "The World of Sound" and in the forthcoming May issue on Steven Holl's Daeyang…
The anticipated follow-up to volume one from 1999, this anthology explores the space between sound and architecture, from "acoustical technologies" to public art and urban planning. Plus, a CD of related compositions.
As part of The Architectural League's 2012-2013 Current Work program, a presentation of the work of significant international figures who influence contemporary architectural practice, Steven Holl will be featured on Wednesday, November 28, at 7:00 p.m. Holl was the recipient of the 2012 AIA Gold Medal and his major works include the Klasma Contemporary Art Museum in Helsinki, Finland, and the 2003 Simmons Hall at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The lecture is co-sponsored with The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union and will be introduced and moderated by Lebbeus Woods, Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union. Tickets for this event are free for League members and $15 for non-members. Members may reserve a ticket by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.