Let it RESONATE
reSITE and MAAT explored all about the omnipresence of sound in architecture
Over 320 visitors attended and engaged at RESONATE | Thinking Sound and Space, a first ever conference focused exclusively on the intersection of Architecture and Sound. The event, powered by MAAT and reSITE in collaboration with Meyer Sound, occurred at the MAAT Museum in Lisbon, Portugal on February 12th, 2018.
Elizabeth Diller stressed that “flexible space is driving her approach for all new cultural interventions,“ while Kjetil Thorsen concluded during the closing keynote that “creativity needs to be distinctive and people are at the center of Snøhetta’s design process.“ Michael Kimmelman’s keynote was all about the omnipresence of sound, an ignored and often underappreciated aspect in our lives, homes and public spaces.
Photographs © Paulo Andre Coelho
Supernatural Sound Experiences
“Any bats, owls and dolphins in the room?“ In his traditionally interactive opening, reSITE’s Martin Barry drew a parallel between supernatural auditive capabilities of those species and groundbreaking acoustic and architectural environments that result from cooperation between architects and innovative engineers as well as technologies from Meyer Sound which closely collaborated on the event. The day began with Bill Fontana who led a tour of his Shadow Soundings installation that brought to the inner oval space of the museum a choreographed fugue of the distant sounds of the 25th of April bridge and the depth of the Tagus river.
Almost one half on the guests were women (46%), thanks to a special offer launched by the organizers to stimulate female representation at the event, and further their mission for gender balance in architecture and design. From experimental art to state-of-the-art acoustic engineering, a wide range of professions were represented including architects, sound and acoustic designers, engineers, musicians, artists and researchers, all discovered innovative and cross-disciplinary common ground of the future of acoustic spaces.
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@wacommunity has teamed up with @resite_, an annual international forum focusing on urbanised world, to give away 10 free tickets to the RESONATE Conference at @maatmuseum, which will be held on February 12, 2018 in #Lisbon, #Portugal. ALL you have to is to fill the form in our website until February 11, 2018. The winners will be announced on the same page. This beautiful, poetic image captured by @francisconogueira See details and register from @wacommunity to reserve your seat asap. #RESONATELisbon #MAAT #museum #resite
Наши сотрудники вдохновляются и набираются опыта у ведущих архитекторов мира. Вчера Александра Епешина, основатель архитектурного бюро «Борщ», посетила конференцию #resonatelisbon в Лиссабоне, посвященнную пространству и звуку. Организаторы - музей искусств, архитектуры и технологий @maatmuseum (Лиссабон, Португалия) и @resite_ – глобальная некоммерческая организация, действующая с целью улучшения городской среды. Среди спикеров были выдающиеся мировые архитекторы, включая сооснователей скандинавских бюро Снохетта и Хеннинг Ларсен, Лиз Диллер из DSRNY, а также ведущие дизайнеры, звуковые инженеры и критики. Главной темой конференции стало исследование архитектурных звуковых ландшафтов, технологические инновации в звуковой среде и проектирование акустических впечатлений.
.@FosterPartners architect Michael Jones on creating acoustic environments for well-being and to bring people together in a comfortable space at the stunning new @Bloomberg building in London - proud to collaborate on this project. #RESONATELisbon with @MAAT @reSITE_ pic.twitter.com/uBS6RjL2x6— Meyer Sound (@MeyerSound) February 12, 2018
COVID-19 has changed everyone's plans, and we are no exception. We’ve deliberated on how to continue connecting city-makers in the midst of a pandemic, and ultimately made the hard decision to fore-go our annual event this year.
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