Last but not least, SoundAffects. Developed by Parsons The New School for Design, SoundAffects transforms the city noise - traffic, weather conditions, the car horns, the ringing of mobile phones and so on - in sight and sound.
The research team aims to encourage people to rethink the city in which they live through audio-visual exploration of a period of ten days, showing ways you can change the mood of an urban space with minimal intervention.
The long-term solutions may remove the cars that clog the streets, plant more trees, and eliminate violence and advertising posters that cover public spaces. It also invites you to listen really your town, instead of being protected by the iPod music in your bubble. The entire fascinating design and documentation is seen on vimeo.