The Noise Landscape

The Noise Landscape

Author: Benedikt Boucsein

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ISBN: 946208355X

Category: Airport noise

Page: 319

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"The expansive areas around large airports, affected by noise, infrastructure, and transient forms of architecture, have until now not been researched as a phenomenon. But these noise landscapes are emerging worldwide, often surpassing the neighbouring city in size, and sometimes rivalling it in economic importance. On the basis of eight European case studies (Amsterdam, Zurich, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt, Munich, Madrid and the two Paris airports) this book provides the first account of how these landscapes emerged as the result of technical determinations, what is taking place in them, and how they can be interpreted."--Back cover.
The Noise Landscape
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Benedikt Boucsein, Kees Christiaanse, Eirini Kasioumi, Christian Salewski
Categories: Airport noise
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Eirini Kasioumi
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-05 - Publisher: Birkhäuser

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Language: en
Pages: 264
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Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 1086
Authors: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Washington Metropolitan Problems
Categories: Local transit
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

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Language: en
Pages: 1402
Authors: United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Washington Metropolitan Problems
Categories: Local transit
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