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Sull'immagine sonora della città

  • Antonella Radicchi,

The dissertation deals with the contemporary city soundscape and fits into the disciplinary field of sensuous urbanism, soundscape studies and emotional geography. The key term, soundscape, is to be understood as all the sounds that surround us, as a perceptual theme, that is, object of a subject's perception, in its sense of 'landscape' including the metaphorical meaning of an emotional or mnemonic emotional soundscape. The dissertation is structured in two parts: the first and second chapters define the disciplinary spheres of sensory urbanism and soundscape studies, while the third and fourth chapters explore the forms that classical sound environment analysis and planning tools take on within the aforesaid disciplinary fields. Finally, the conclusions give a methodological indication aimed at favouring the integration of soundscape studies within the town planning discipline, and propose «tender sound map» and «sound niche» operating tools to help achieve the goal of planning the contemporary city's physical and sound spaces at the same time.

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Antonella Radicchi

Technischen Universitaet Berlin, Germany

Antonella Radicchi, architect with a PhD in town planning, carried out her doctoral research at the MIT SA+P (Cambridge, USA) and at the Faculty of Architecture in Florence. The initiator and curator of the tender sound map of Florence, she has taught and held talks in Italy and abroad, and has numerous international publications to her name. Since 2011 she has been working on activities and research projects with Tempo Reale, centre for music research, production and teaching in Florence. In 2012 she was assigned a temporary lecturing post at Kent State University in Florence.
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Book Title

Sull'immagine sonora della città

Authors

Antonella Radicchi

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

150

Publication Year

2012

Copyright Information

© 2012 Author(s)

Content License

CC BY-ND 3.0 IT

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Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6655-278-9

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978-88-6655-295-6

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978-88-6655-278-9

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978-88-9273-574-3

Series Title

Premio Ricerca «Città di Firenze»

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2705-0289

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2705-0297

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