Agogic Maps. From Musical Phrasing to Enhancement of Urban by Raffaele Pe

By Raffaele Pe

This booklet explores the worth of the musical proposal of “agogics” – the amendment of normal rhythm to reinforce expressive capability – in knowing city spatial configurations in the present technological context and in constructing city maps that take advantage of sonic signs to create an open studying framework. The booklet starts off by way of discussing the which means and importance of agogics within the musical and creative realm, almost about the paintings of Adolphe Appia, Emile-Jaques Dalcroze, and Iannis Xenakis, between others. Its relevance to cartography and mapping is then tested, bearing in mind the contributions of Ian McHarg, invoice Hillier, Mark Shepard, and Robin Minard. the character and price of agogic maps, for instance in fostering information of position and potent association of spatial improvement, are defined intimately, on the subject of case reviews in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Segrate, Italy. it truly is defined how agogic maps benefit from leading edge different types and scripting apparatus to supply a brand new mapping device for spatial and concrete configurations, highlighting the interdependence among aural indications and spatial variables. This booklet might be of curiosity to architects, urbanists, and musicians with a selected curiosity in area and sound layout.

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More recently, Tingatinga naturalistic subjects have been applied to the decoration of pottery and other objects too. 5 The Batik Painting Technique Very popular in the same geographic area is also the batik painting technique. Batik represents both a pictorial subject and a writing technique, as emphasized by the name itself, which means “drop writing”. The term has Indonesian origins: “amba” means writing, while “titik” means point or drop, and the action of the artist is called “membatik”. The batik is a technique for the wax-resistant dyeing of fabrics.

The outline of this entity is retraced by a set of ateliers along the main routes. The morphological studies on this region, collected by urban researcher John Modestus Lupala, recall the rural origin of these lands before the activation of the great fluxes of immigration in recent times, which necessitated the fast construction of emergency shelters and irregular houses everywhere [5]. However, as proved by the research on Yombo Vituka proposed in this book, this development follows in most cases the rural division of the “fields”.

The image is then processed with a Rhinoceros Grasshopper Image Sampler, an 48 4 Agogic Maps. A Topography of Sound Signals for Spatial … Fig. 1 Agogic map: ecological layer application that detects the presence of a higher chromatic concentration where the vegetation is more florid. This procedure constitutes an interpretation and transformation of the available photographic material—the use of satellite data should increase the reliability of the operation, however during the course of this research no satellite images were accessed—the concentrations detected during the image processing are translated into a continuous surface with the highest peaks where the chromatic concentration is higher.

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