Publication
Title
The soundscapes of Antwerp : a study on the acoustic genius loci
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Abstract
This research questions the importance of sound in relation to our city experiences. By means of analysing the characteristics of a soundscape in the city of Antwerp this study identifies Antwerp's genius loci. Moreover it is stated that soundscape, cultural heritage and public spaces amplify each other. Design concepts and strategic design methods can adopt soundscape in historical urban spaces in order to increase the quality of life. It is recommended that architects and urban planners interpret the aural score of the built environment in order to compose significant sustainable urban cities. (C) 2015 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Energy Procedia
Source (book)
6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015
Publication
Amsterdam : Elsevier science bv, 2015
ISSN
1876-6102
Volume/pages
78(2015), p. 25-30
ISI
000370934400005
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Last edited 09.06.2017
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