When we talk about architecture we think of something we can see and touch, but how often can we hear it?
Well, it’s not that it happens all the time, so when it actually does, it’s hard to ignore. Here we present 3 examples of this beautiful fusion that are worth mentioning for their originality.
The first one is located in Dresden and is called the Court of Water.
It’s so cool that it plays music when it rains! When the water enters the funnels on the wall it hits the metal creating a unique musical sound.
The second one is the Coca-Cola Beatbox Pavilion which was presented at the last Olympic Games in London 2012.
This huge structure responded to touch, so visitors to the pavilion could remix melodies and sounds of heartbeats, shoes squeaking, and arrows hitting a target. It was definitely like nothing seen/heard before.
And finally, the Dithyrambalina’s Music Box, a village with houses that were true music boxes. This facility in New Orleans, was made up of little houses built from salvaged materials, reclaimed windows and instruments all locally sourced. Each of the houses were equipped with custom musical instruments like the Water-Organ, a keyboard that played music through water, and Noise Floor, floorboards that amplified creaks.
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