Catalogue of Soundscape Intervention

Urban Sound Planning

URBAN SOUND PLANNING IN BRIGHTON AND HOVE, UNITED KINGDOM

The approach of urban sound planning aims to balance the needs of the tourist and nighttime economy against the demands of residents for the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of residential areas and improved soundscape. Promoted by the SONORUS Group, Dr. Harry Witchel, the Brighton & Hove City Council Environment Improvement Team and Noise Abatement Society (NAS), this permanent installation is enjoyed by residents, toursits, commuters, workers and students.

Valley Gardens Project – City Council integrates urban sound planning in its public realm development projects.
West Street Story – Manage a chaotic and sometimes violent part of the city by approaching sound planning.
Brighton Beach Tunnel – Using well-planned soundscapes to improve public behaviour, health, and enjoyment of a specific context.
Bartholomew Square Alley – Use of sound and light to create a safer and interesting public route
Providence Place Gardens – The integration of soundscape assessment into a regeneration project