Posts tagged architecture
Follow the road sign to the echo and perform a strange local rhyme which exploits the distinctive echo
A chance to go back in time and get an impression of what our ancestors heard within Stonehenge.
The organ buried in Zadar’s promenade makes a haunting but harmonious sound. Air is driven through the organ pipes by the motion of the sea.
Echoes off this pyramid create an unexpected chirping sound. But did the ancient Mayan’s deliberately design this acoustic effect into the building?
Many guide books note the crazy acoustics in this mausoleum: it is both a whispering gallery and also an echo chamber where sounds can be heard repeating 7-10 times.
The rich reverberant sound in the Baptistry of Pisa lasts an astonishingly long time, to the delight of all tourists, not just sound-ones.
Possibly the best concert hall in the World for classical music: the acoustic of the place embellishes the music from the orchestra, to make the famous golden sound.
Echoes off buildings are common, but not ones that distort sound like this ancient pyramid. It creates the chirp of a bird; maybe even the sacred quetzal bird
Startling distortions of footsteps and voices in this incredibly reverberant and atmospheric foot tunnel.