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Noise Levels of Urban America – Why the City Soundscape Needs...

The fast-paced urbanization across the world is a fact and society faces a great challenge in terms of managing the urban soundscape. There is...

The Quiet Travel Book Series Uncovers Serene Places Amid the Hustle...

I love to explore hectic urban areas, but sometimes the hustle and bustle drives me to also look for the more serene...

Danish Politicians Expect Residents to Cope with Unacceptable Noise Pollution from...

The Copenhagen Post reports about Metro construction noise pollution that creates havoc in the Copenhagen city center. The given construction site affects around 100...

Architects Need to Start Designing For the Ears

In an excellent TED Talk, sound guru Julian Treasure poses the rhetorical question: "do architects have ears?". http://youtu.be/y5nbWUOc9tY As demonstrated by the many examples he conveys...

How Noise Impacts Our Health And Calls For Sound Design

http://youtu.be/ELgvDMTKyBE Julian Treasure, chairman of The Sound Agency, gave an intriguing TED talk on how our increasingly noisy world impacts our health, even costing lives. He...