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My City: sound artist Jason Sweeney on life in Adelaide

My City: sound artist Jason Sweeney on life in Adelaide

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Jason Sweeney lives and works in Adelaide, Australia, a city he describes as “a prototype for what a developed city in the western world could be like.” Here, he describes his life in the city. Also, see and hear his favorite Adelaideian spots in the photoessay by Kristin Alford, accompanied by audio snippets of the []

10+ tips for designing classrooms, hospitals and offices that are kind on ears, from Julian Treasure

10+ tips for designing classrooms, hospitals and offices that are kind on ears, from Julian Treasure

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Architects design with their eyes rather than their ears — which means that spaces generally look great and sound terrible. At TEDGlobal 2012 University, sound consultant Julian Treasure warned that — even though we’re rarely conscious of sound — terrible acoustics can have very negative effects on our well-being. “We’re designing environments that make us []