Sounds

Chuck Wolfe outlines the importance of soundscapes to cities past, present and future, and describes efforts to both document urban sounds and use sound as a planning tool.
Mar 7, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
A new website offers a compelling way to understand cities through sound. It combines audio feeds from city police radios with ambient music.
Apr 28, 2011   99% Invisible
The mayor of the small town of Lancaster, California, has proposed broadcasting recordings of bird noises along one of the city's main streets to "make people happier".
Jan 31, 2011   CBS
Cities make more sounds than just cars driving by or factories humming. Trevor Cox says we should embrace the subtle sounds of cities, and update our urban design to make sure we can.
Aug 3, 2010   New Scientist