Download e-book for iPad: Agogic Maps: From Musical Phrasing to Enhancement of Urban by Raffaele Pe

By Raffaele Pe

This ebook explores the price of the musical inspiration of “agogics” – the amendment of standard rhythm to reinforce expressive power – in figuring out 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 starts off through discussing the that means and value of agogics within the musical and inventive realm, just about 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 understanding of position and powerful 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 leading edge different types and scripting apparatus to supply a brand new mapping device 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 house and sound design.

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