The Noise LandscapeA Spatial Exploration of Airports and Cities
> The Noise Landscape awarded the best dutch book designs 2017
> First broad study of the phenomenon of noise landscapes
> Eight European case studies (Amsterdam, Zurich, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt, Munich, Madrid and the two Paris airports)
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The expansive areas around large airports, affected by noise, infrastructure, and transient forms of architecture, have until now not been researched as a phenomenon. But these noise landscapes are emerging worldwide, often surpassing the neighbouring city in size, and sometimes rivalling it in economic importance.
On the basis of eight European case studies (Amsterdam, Zurich, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt, Munich, Madrid and the two Paris airports) this book provides the first account of how these landscapes emerged as the result of technical determinations, what is taking place in them, and how they can be interpreted.
The book is the outcome of several years of research by the chair of Kees Christiaanse at the ETH Zurich.
ISBN 978-94-6208-355-4 | 1. edition | August 2017 | available | auteurs/authors: Benedikt Boucsein, Kees Christiaanse, Eirini Kasioumi, Christian Salewski met bijdragen van/with contributions by: Mark Michaeli, Peter Ortner, Andreas Schmitt, Joris Jehle | design: Studio Joost Grootens | English | hardcover | 17 x 24 cm | 320 pages | illustrated (270 full color) | in conjunction with: ETH Zurich
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