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Site and sound

Bingham-Hall, John (2014) Site and sound. Journal of the London Society (466). pp. 32-37.

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Abstract

A decade ago, Ken Livingstone, then Mayor of London, put forward an unusual proposition: a dedicated strategy to incorporate urban sound in City Hall's planning decisions. The report, Sounder City, had a remit to address sound in London, ranging from aircraft noise to raucous neighbours to idiosyncratic neighbourhood "soundmarks". It was the first strategy of its kind and remains unique - a time capsule of how London's acoustic (that most marginal of urban aesthetics) was then, momentarily, duly considered.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.londonsociety.org.uk/
Additional Information: © 2014 The London Society
Divisions: LSE Cities
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Cities (Cities Programme)
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2017 08:57
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 05:35
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69903

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