Yasemin Guner

MA Architecture

Sound Matters

The perception of sounds around us is subject to their constitutional acoustical characteristics. But also their associated meanings, our experience, and context. Noise is the second most important environmental health factor, according to the World Health Organisation. This is often viewed as a forgotten pollutant. This thesis aims to reimagine Brick Lane’s soundscapes by using digital media methods to propose a series of speculative scenarios that engage and speculate on the future and current soundscape. By exploring the mechanisms that drive it in the urban context of Brick Lane in the East End.

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