By Raffaele Pe

This ebook explores the price of the musical inspiration of “agogics” – the amendment of standard rhythm to reinforce expressive strength – in realizing city spatial configurations in the present technological context and in constructing city maps that make the most sonic indications to create an open studying framework. The publication begins by means of discussing the that means and value of agogics within the musical and inventive realm, with regards to the paintings of Adolphe Appia, Emile-Jaques Dalcroze, and Iannis Xenakis, between others. Its relevance to cartography and mapping is then tested, making an allowance for the contributions of Ian McHarg, invoice Hillier, Mark Shepard, and Robin Minard. the character and cost of agogic maps, for instance in fostering expertise of position and powerful association of spatial improvement, are defined intimately, with regards to case reports in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Segrate, Italy. it's defined how agogic maps reap the benefits of leading edge different types and scripting apparatus to supply a brand new mapping software for spatial and concrete configurations, highlighting the interdependence among aural signs and spatial variables. This e-book may be of curiosity to architects, urbanists, and musicians with a selected curiosity in area and sound layout.

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