A Musicology for Landscape (Design Research in Architecture) by David Nicholas Buck

By David Nicholas Buck

Drawing conceptually and at once on song notation, this publication investigates panorama architecture’s inherent temporality. It argues that the wealthy heritage of notating time in tune offers a serious version for this under-researched and under-theorised point of panorama structure, whereas additionally ennobling sound within the sensory appreciation of panorama.

A Musicology for Landscape makes to be had to a much broader panorama structure and concrete layout viewers the works of 3 influential composers – Morton Feldman, György Ligeti and Michael Finnissy – providing a severe overview in their paintings inside of track, in addition to a method within which it'd be utilized in layout study. all of the musical rankings is juxtaposed with layout representations by means of Kevin Appleyard, Bernard Tschumi and William Kent, earlier than the writer examines 4 panorama areas during the improvement of recent panorama architectural notations. In doing so, this paintings bargains worthy insights into the tools utilized by panorama architects for the advantage of musicians, and by way of bringing jointly musical composition and panorama structure via notation, it gives a centred and delicate exploration of temporality and sound in either fields.

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