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By Raffaele Pe

This booklet explores the worth of the musical inspiration of “agogics” – the amendment of normal rhythm to augment expressive strength – in figuring out city spatial configurations in the present technological context and in constructing city maps that make the most sonic indications to create an open studying framework. The ebook starts off by means of discussing the that means and importance of agogics within the musical and inventive realm, with regards to the paintings of Adolphe Appia, Emile-Jaques Dalcroze, and Iannis Xenakis, between others. Its relevance to cartography and mapping is then tested, considering the contributions of Ian McHarg, invoice Hillier, Mark Shepard, and Robin Minard. the character and cost of agogic maps, for instance in fostering know-how of position and powerful association of spatial improvement, are defined intimately, as regards to case reviews in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Segrate, Italy. it really is defined how agogic maps benefit from cutting edge different types and scripting gear to supply a brand new mapping tool for spatial and concrete configurations, highlighting the interdependence among aural indications and spatial variables. This ebook can be of curiosity to architects, urbanists, and musicians with a selected curiosity in house and sound layout.

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