See Sound Tower
Atelier Archmixing/ZHUANG Shen, REN Hao, TANG Yu, ZHU Jie
Date: 06/2021 Size: 359.6sqm State: Schematic Design Client: Liyang City Administration Bureau See Sound Tower is an installation for grasping and transforming energies, made up of four vast auditory 'organs', through which, people travel, climbing up and down, searching for particular sounds and discovering views interwoven by fields, sky and trains. Energy transfers between various matters, the sound experience profiles the space. The tower’s structure is like an ear that captures the surrounding sounds; a musical instrument that interacts with the sounds of the site. The See Sound Tower is a conical tower, 27 meter high, 9 meter in radius at the lower entrance and 3 meter in radius at the upper entrance, housing three ear canal-like chambers with different finishes to process sounds. The left space within the cone structure forms the fourth cavity. The steel meshwork supporting these four chambers is concealed by the translucent acrylic skin system.