Musikiosk is an interactive music installation and environmental monitoring station developed for urban parks by CIRMMT, ÉTS, McGill, and the City of Montreal.
Soundwalks (Montreal • Amsterdam • Boston)
A soundwalk is a walk destined to help you listen to and reflect on the soundscapes in which you are embedded.
Global Sustainable Soundscapes Network
“The overarching objective of [the] network is to bring together ecologists (landscape ecologists and conservation biologists), acoustic ecologists (from the creative arts) and acousticians and psychoacousticians (scientists that study sound and how people perceive sound) to coordinate studies in diverse soundscapes around the world.”
Related Research Projects From Around the World
SONYC – Sounds of New York City
“The objectives of SONYC are to create technological solutions for: (1) the systematic, constant monitoring of noise pollution at city scale; (2) the accurate description of acoustic environments in terms of its composing sources; (3) broadening citizen participation in noise reporting and mitigation; and (4) enabling city agencies to take effective, information-driven action for noise mitigation.”
COST – European Cooperation in Science and Technology
TUD COST Action TD0804 – “The main aim of the Action is to provide the underpinning science for soundscape research and make the field go significantly beyond the current state-of-the-art, through coordinated international and interdisciplinary efforts. The Action will promote soundscape into current legislations, policies and practice, aiming at improving/preserving our sonic environment.”
World Forum for Acoustic Ecology
The World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) “is an international association of affiliated organizations and individuals in Europe, North America, Japan, and Australia that share a common concern with the state of the world’s soundscapes.”
Montreal Sound Map
“The Montreal Sound Map is a web-based soundscape project that allows users to upload field recordings to a Google Map of Montreal.”
Écouter le monde
facebook.com/EcouterLeMonde (in French only)
twitter.com/EcouterLeMonde (in French only)
Écouter le Monde takes you around the world through sounds.