For the second year, Prof. John Levack Drever AoU returned to the finalists of The Great Place Award to record their acoustic ecology.
This year’s finalists at the 2016 Urbanism Awards were; Peace Bridge/Ebrington Square in Derry~Londonderry, Irvine Harbour in Irvine and Scale Lane Bridge in Hull. John Drever, Professor of Acoustic Ecology and Sound Art at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Prof. Drever , Professor of Acoustic Ecology and Sound Art at Goldsmiths, University of London, recorded soundscapes during the assessment visits. Acoustic ecology allows us to study the relationship between living beings and their environment, mediated through sound.
For more information on Acoustic ecology and previous soundscapes click here.
View the interactive maps and listen to the soundscapes below:
Peace Bridge/Ebrington Square
Scale Lane Bridge
Field recordings by Chris Cook, John Levack Drever, Jack James and Emmanuel Spinelli.
Soundscape compositions arranged by Chris Cook.