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A church designed and built for patients with mental and psychological problems – Kirche am Steinhof (Church of St. Leopold at Steinhof) in Vienna

Otto Wagner was the famous architect of the Vienna Secession, and a representative for Art Nouveau (which is called Jugendstil in Vienna). He was both a city planner and a design educator. 905 more words

Architecture 建築

Do you hear what I hear? The science of everyday sounds.

I became a professor last year, which is quite a big deal here. On April 17th, I gave my Inaugural lecture, which is a talk on my subject area to the general public. 5,702 more words

Sound Design

Living in the Acoustic Environment

Our Blog Editor, Dr Sarah Marley, reports back on last month’s Spring Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) in Minnesota, USA. Find out what made it such a successful conference, and why she did not end up being the loner she expected to be… 2,596 more words


How Stereo Works

(Updated 03/06/18 to include results for Blumlein Pair microphone arrangement.)

Ever since building DSP-based active speakers and hearing real stereo imaging effectively for the first time, it has seemed to me that ordinary stereo produces a much better effect than we might expect. 2,428 more words


Sounds Puzzling

It’s not often that a pleasant surprise surfaces. Especially when it defies my usual ABI (acquired brain injury) response. Sunday’s are usually my most challenging day of the week. 1,016 more words

Living With ABI

On Fire

On Fire

The church I was saved at played some awesome music before each service. It touched your heart and helped the congregation focus on being in touch with the Lord. 746 more words