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außerTOURlich: Architecture worth hearing

Sat 13.09.2014, 14:00-18:00

außerTOURlich: Architecture worth hearing
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In the framework of the Az W focus on the “MQ Summer of Sound” Peter Androsch, composer, sound researcher and the founder of Hörstadt (laboratory for acoustics, space and society) brings visitors to three examples of architecture worth hearing in Vienna. This tour helps explain Androsch’s call for a more humane design of the acoustic environment and for a new discipline, acoustic spatial planning.

– Historic assembly chamber of the Austrian Parliament, Theophil von Hansen

– Low reflection space and echo space, TGM Research Institute, Acoustics and Building Physics Department

– Apartment building on Universumstraße, Querkraft Architekten

Tour: Peter Androsch (Hörstadt) as well as experts on site
Moderated by Anneke Essl

Reservations required for workshop participation: T +43 1 522 31 15 or