By Raffaele Pe
This ebook explores the price of the musical notion of “agogics” – the amendment of normal rhythm to reinforce expressive capability – in knowing city spatial configurations in the present technological context and in constructing city maps that take advantage of sonic indications to create an open studying framework. The ebook begins by way of discussing the which means and importance of agogics within the musical and inventive realm, on the subject of the paintings of Adolphe Appia, Emile-Jaques Dalcroze, and Iannis Xenakis, between others. Its relevance to cartography and mapping is then tested, considering the contributions of Ian McHarg, invoice Hillier, Mark Shepard, and Robin Minard. the character and price of agogic maps, for instance in fostering wisdom of position and potent association of spatial improvement, are defined intimately, near to case reports in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Segrate, Italy. it really is defined how agogic maps benefit from cutting edge different types and scripting apparatus to supply a brand new mapping tool for spatial and concrete configurations, highlighting the interdependence among aural signs and spatial variables. This e-book could be of curiosity to architects, urbanists, and musicians with a particular curiosity in area and sound design.
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Agogic Maps: From Musical Phrasing to Enhancement of Urban Spaces by Raffaele Pe