Viewing the Emergent City and Its People

City Beautiful: Subway (sound)Tracks (via Encountering Urbanization)

Rapping the rails – literally and musically and even visually in representation

City Beautiful: Subway (sound)Tracks When taking public transit most of us prefer  to block out the squeaks and dings, the gum smacker in the next seat, and the screeeeeches of tracks, tourists and babies – we tend to pipe our own soundtracks directly into our ear canal and watch the city go by in peace. But maybe we're missing out on something, the little rhythms produced by hulking trains moving people around, the soundtrack created unintentionally by transit infrastructure itself … Read More

via Encountering Urbanization


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